Look up what's in a photo with your iPhone or iPad

Visual Look Up recognizes items from your images like art or landmarks so you can quickly get more information.

An iPhone user uses Visual Look Up to identify the breed of the dog in a photo

Use Visual Look Up to identify plants, dog breeds, and more from images

  1. Select a photo. In apps like Notes, Mail, or Messages, touch and hold an image to select it.
  2. Tap the Info button The Detected Item Info button. Or in Safari, tap Look Up in the options menu.
  3. Tap the icon that appears in the photo or below the photo. For example, you might see a paw print icon for pets and animals, or a leaf icon for plants and flowers.
  4. Tap to learn more after Visual Look Up provides results from Siri Knowledge and the web.

If the Info button doesn't have a star The Detected Item Info button, Visual Look Up isn't available yet for that photo.

To use Visual Look Up on your iPhone, you need iOS 15 or later. On iPadOS 15.1 or later, Visual Look Up is available for iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation) or later, iPad Pro 11-inch (all models), iPad Air (3rd generation) or later, iPad (8th generation) or later, or iPad mini (5th generation) or later.

Learn which regions support Visual Look Up.

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