The tip from @thegardenfamily is possibly simpler than all those hacks, although many commenters couldn’t believe it worked. Some called the trick “mind-blowing.” This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. In the clip, @thegardenfamily shows how the feature already exists on iPhones, provided you have the most recent update. To start, you simply take a photo of the plant you want to identify. Then, you open the image in Photos and click the information symbol (an “i” with a circle around it) at the bottom of the screen.
After revealing his simple technique for identifying plants with an iPhone on TikTok, a gardener has gone viral. @thegardenfamily, an Ohio-based family that maintains a YouTube and TikTok channel dedicated to gardening instructions, came up with the easy method. They demonstrated how to identify plants merely by photographing them in a recent video. It’s simply the latest TikTok iPhone hack to go viral. Users have also disclosed methods to stop spam calls, unlock the phone using only your voice, and move images across devices just by pressing on them in recent months.
From there, click “Look Up” and give your phone permission to search for info. Finally, it’ll take its best guess at what plant you photographed. Check out these Black-owned beauty brands that we love In the TikTok, @thegardenfamily seemed to find the feature fairly accurate “Look at that,” the TikToker said of the feature. “It found out it was a hollyhock despite having no flowers.” As Apple points out, the trick can be used for many plants and flowers, but also for pets. The feature, formally called Visual Look Up, works on iPhones running iOS 15 or later, as well as on many iPads running iPadOS 15.1 or later. This Brooklyn home office gets a California-inspired makeover with just $1,000: The post Gardener shares ‘mind-blowing’ hack for identifying plants with your iPhone appeared first on In The Know.