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A new iPhone shortcut replicates Android’s best new feature

A hand holding a phone with the Google logo on it.
Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge

One of Android’s best new features, Circle to Search, is unfortunately not available to iPhone users. But Google is throwing Apple fans a bone with a solution that essentially replicates the function.

Google’s design manager for Google Lens, Minsang Choi, shared a new iOS shortcut in a post on X that’s designed to leverage the Action button on iPhone 15 Pro devices. When activated, the shortcut takes a screenshot of whatever you’re looking at and immediately funnels it into the Google app and runs a Lens scan. “It’s basically Circle to Search, but faster,” Choi exclaims.

GIF: Umar Shakir / The Verge

The Google app shortcut in action.

Over on 9to5Mac, author Abner Li discovered that the shortcut can also be…

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