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

Visual Look Up recognises items from your images, such as art or landmarks, so you can quickly get more information.

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 buttonInfo 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 may see a paw print iconpaw print icon for pets and animals, or a leaf iconleaf icon for plants and flowers.

  4. Tap to find out more after Visual Look Up provides results from Siri Knowledge and the web.

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

If the Info button doesn’t have a starstar, 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.

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