How to Use Bing to Search for Images Online

By Wallace Wang

Every Office 2016 application can retrieve images from the Internet (if your computer has Internet access). To retrieve an image from the Internet, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Insert tab.

  2. Click the Online Pictures icon.

    An Insert Pictures dialog box appears, as shown here.

    The Insert Pictures dialog box lets you search for images using Bing.

    The Insert Pictures dialog box lets you search for images using Bing.
  3. Click in the Bing Image Search text box and type a descriptive name for the image you want to find, such as “cat” or “rose”.

  4. Press Enter.

    The Insert Pictures dialog box displays a list of images, as shown here.

    The Insert Pictures dialog box displays images found on the Internet.

    The Insert Pictures dialog box displays images found on the Internet.
  5. Click an image that you want to use and click the Insert button.

    Office 2016 inserts your chosen picture in your file.

Many images on the Internet are copyrighted. You can’t legally use them without written permission. When retrieving images from the Internet, look for public domain images, such as pictures captured by government agencies or sites that collect public domain images.