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Google introduced a new feature for Lens that lets you copy and paste handwritten notes directly to your computer. To test it out, you’ll need the latest version of Google Lens or Google app and Chrome – available for both Android and iOS users. Next, open the Google Lens app or tap on the Lens button on the Google app, point your smartphone’s camera lens towards your handwritten notes, take a photo, select the text you want, tap ‘copy to computer’, and you’re done. Read more for a video demonstration and additional information.
You can also hear the text read out loud after taking the picture by just tapping the new Listen button. Plus, in-line Google Search results enable you to select complex phrases or words to quickly learn more.
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Now, when you select text with Lens, you can tap ‘copy to computer’ to quickly paste it on another signed-in device with Chrome. One can also use Lens to practice words or phrases that are difficult to say,” said Lou Wang, Group Product Manager, Google Lens and AR said in a statement on Thursday.