Google Assistant is the best AI by Google. If you will look into all the projects of Google then you will know that Google is working hard on Google Assistant. They are trying to make it more powerful and more human which can understand human and their problems which is faced by them everyday. Google released Google Lens and if you are having Pixel 2 then you can easily enjoy and enable Google Lens in Google Assistant.
Google lens is the software which is still in the beta stage but for now it is available only in Google Pixel 2 and if you want to enable this feature on your phone then you can easily enable this feature by tweaking your phone a little bit and playing with build.prop.
Now, if you will go back 1 year when Google announced their Google Assistant at that time you might have seen how developers worked on this feature and made Google Assistant available in almost every device. If you want to enable Google Lens on your phone then with the help rooted phone in just some clicks you get the taste of Google Lens on any phone.
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What is Google Lens:
If you are reading this article, there might be a thought or question coming in your mind and that is What is Google Lens? Let me give you a simple example.
You are in Paris and you don’t know what is Eifel Tower and you are standing right in front of Eifel Tower. You don’t know how to speak in french and ask people what exactly is that place.
What you can do is open Google Lens on your phone snap a photo and Google Assistant will tell you what exactly is the name of that place.
There are a lot of things you can do with the help of Google Lens. This application is still in the preview stage so there are chances that you will find issues.
PS: This is just an example. Everyone knows where is Eifel Tower. 😀
What Google Lens Can Do?
There was an apk teardown by XDA-Developers and they found what exactly Google Lens can do and here is the list of things.
Google Lens can identify:
- Media covers
- Music albums
- Points of Interest
- Video games
- Add contacts from a business card
- Language translation
- Look up product information
- Open web addresses in your browser
- Plant and animal identification
- Save dates to your calendar from a poster
Enable Google Lens in Google Assistant on Any Device
There might be thought running in your mind of how Google lens will run on my phone because the Google Pixel 2 is Oreo. Let me tell you one thing if you have enrolled and installed the latest beta version of Google App then you can easily enable the Google Lens on your phone.
If you need to enable the Google Lens on your phone then you need to make sure that you have a rooted Android device. If you have a rooted device then you will be able to play with Build Prop and add some extra lines of codes on your phone.
In this article, we won’t be showing you the way you can enable the Google Assistant but we will show you the way you can enable Google Lens on your phone. We presume that Google Assistant is enabled on almost every Android device.
Excited to enable Google Lens? Let’s dive into it!
- Google Beta (version 7.13.21 beta) : Apk Mirror Download
- Google Assistant Enabled: Download Google Assistant
- Build Prop Editor: Play Store
- Rooted Android Device
- Magisk or Super SU Installed
How to Enable Google Lens in Google Assistant on Any Device
- Download Build Prop Editor from Play Store
- Open the application and Grant the root permissions.
- In the top you will see a icon of Pencil just click on it.
- Now, in the code you need to find the below code and change their values.
- You will find the below codes.
ro.product.manufacturer: "your device manufacturer" ro.product.model: "your device manufacturer"
Change the lines to
ro.product.manufacturer: Google ro.product.model: Pixel XL 2
- In the end of code add the below line.
- Click on the floppy button and save the file and exit.
- Clear the data of Google App, Google Assistant App, and Reboot your phone.
- Configure Google Assistant again on your phone and press home button and you will see that the Google Lens is successfully available on your phone.
Now, you know the way you can successfully enabled the Google Lens. If you want to know the explanation of the code which is written above is that it will make Google app think that you have a Pixel 2 XL. This way it will enable the option of Google Lens on your phone.
This how you can successfully enable Enable Google Lens in Google Assistant on any Android device. Remember that this method is working only in some Android device. If in your phone it is not working then please make sure that your phone language is English United States. If still doesn’t work repeat the process.
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