Google Lens functions as an important tool in many ways. For example, it readily converts your handwritten notes into digital texts you can copy to other apps. Similarly, the Google Lens copy-to-computer, a native feature in the app lets you convert your handwritten notes into digital texts and move them to your computer. Not many are aware of this feature. So, that’s our topic of discussion today!
How to use Google Lens copy-to-computer in Chrome?
Copying text to a computer requires the latest version of Chrome, running on your MacBook. Also, it is necessary that both your devices MacBook and your iPhone are signed in to the same Google account. This arrangement ensures quick transfer of text from paper notes and documents to iPhone and saves time. So, let’s try out the Google Lens Copy-to-Computer feature.
- Launch Google App.
- Switch to the Google Lens tool.
- Focus your camera on handwritten notes you want to copy to your computer.
- Position the Lens accurately.
- Select text.
- Tap the Copy to Computer button.
- Launch Google Chrome.
- Open Google Docs.
- Right-click and select the paste option to copy the content to Google Docs.
Do note that your handwriting should be good and texts, completely readable.
How to copy text from paper document without typing
Launch the Google app and see if the Lens icon is visible to you.
When seen, tap the icon to focus it on the handwritten notes.
Select the texts you would like to copy.
Copy to Computer option should appear at the bottom of your iPhone screen.
Tap the button and choose the device where you would like to copy the text.
You should see a message at the bottom, confirming the text was copied.
Go to your Mac computer or a PC, and launch Google Chrome browser.
Now, open the Google Docs app and create a new document.
When the blank document opens, right-click in the empty space and choose the Paste option.
All your handwritten notes will move to Google Docs as seen in the image above.
Google Lens copy to computer not showing?
Make sure you sign in on your Macbook Air’s Chrome browser with the same email ID you used for Google App on your iPhone. If not, do it and check if this fixes your problem.
Hope it makes sense!