DuckDuckGo Image Search

Last updated: September 21, 2015 - 12:17pm EDT

Looking for pictures instead of websites on DuckDuckGo?  Unfortunately, DuckDuckGo doesn't have as comprehensive an image search tool as some of the other major search engines.  However, it's simple and easy-to-use, and should find you what you need.

How to search for images on DuckDuckGo

  1. Go to in your web browser.

  2. Click in the search box and begin typing in your search terms.  As you do so, DuckDuckGo will suggest some words or phrases that are commonly searched for.  You can click a suggestion to search for those terms, or click the magnifying glass (or press the "Enter" key on your keyboard) to search for exactly what you typed in.  Or, click the "X" to clear your search terms and start over.

  3. Once you're on the results screen, click Images in the menu across the top.

  4. A window will drop down with images related to your search terms.  To see more images, scroll to the bottom of the window and click More.  Or, click on an image to select it.

  5. Once you have an image selected, the image search window will change slightly, giving you new options.

    Click on the title of the image or the Internet address of the website it comes from to go to the web page that contains that image.  Or, click on View File to see the image on its own, without any surrounding context. 

    You can also click the arrows in the bottom-right corner to select the previous or next image in the sequence, or click the "X" in the top-right corner to deselect the current image.


That's how to look for images on DuckDuckGo in a nutshell!


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