How to Download Images from Google Image Search

Google image search results are sometimes so beautiful that you want to save some of those images to your device. If you’ve found yourself in this situation, here’s how to download photos from your search results on your desktop and mobile.

Save Photos from Google Image Search to Desktop

To upload an image to the desktop, all you have to do is choose your image, click an option, and your photo is saved to your computer.

To do this, first launch your favorite web browser on your computer and open Google Image Search. There, find the photo you want to save to your machine.

Do a search on Google Image Search.

On the search results page, navigate to the photo you want to download.

Choose the photo to upload.

Right-click on the photo and, in the menu that appears, choose “Save image as”.

Right-click on the photo and choose “Save Image As”.

Your browser will open your computer’s standard “Save As” window. Select a folder in which to save your photo, type the name of your photo in the “File name” field, then click “Save”.

Save an image from Google Image Search.

You have successfully uploaded your favorite photo from your image search results. If you’re not sure where the image file went, check your Downloads folder.

If the downloaded file is low resolution, try downloading the image directly from the source site. To do this, on the image search results page, click on the link below the photo and not on the photo to be taken to the photo’s site. There, right-click on the image and choose “Save Image As“.

Download Photos from Google Image Search on Mobile

On your mobile phone, you can download images from Google image search results using Google Chrome, Apple Safari or Microsoft Edge. Mozilla Firefox does not provide the save images option, so you cannot use it.

To get started, open your web browser and launch Google Image Search. Find the photo you want to save to your phone.

On the search results page, tap the photo to upload.

Select the photo to upload.

On your photo’s full screen page, press and hold the photo.

Press and hold the photo.

On Android, in the menu that opens, choose “Upload image”.

Select “Upload Image” from the menu.

On iPhone or iPad, in the menu that appears, choose “Save image”.

Choose “Save Image” from the menu.

Your phone will download and save the photo to your local storage, and you’ll be ready to go.

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