Google Launches Tool That Lets Users Save Images Directly To Their Mobile Browser

While you’re searching the web for ideas on “Game of Thrones braided hairstyles” or “How to set the table like an adult,” you might come across photos that show exactly what you’re looking for. Many folks may then use Pinterest to save those images in a convenient spot for further study later. But Google wants to be your Pinterest, with a new tool that allows users to save images directly to their mobile web browser.

That cuts out Pinterest, or the other extra steps you could take of bookmarking the page, taking a screenshot, or downloading it at that moment, which you might not want to do, depending on how much space you have available on your mobile device.

The new feature is available now on all major mobile browsers in the U.S. on both Android and iOs, Google says, and allows people using its search engine to star images and keep them organized in folders. So you could have “Braided hairstyles from TV Shows” or “Tablescapes for when I feel like a grown-up,” for example.

In order to use it, you’ll have to be logged into your browser with your Google account. Though the feature is available as of now, it may take a few days for the option to appear in some users’ browsers, the company says.

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