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How to beat Sudoku puzzles using Google Goggles

Google Goggles has a peculiar Sudoku-solving feature. We'll show you how to beat your Sudoku puzzle using Google Goggles on your iPhone or Android phone.

Google Goggles solves Sudoku

Google Goggles has a peculiar Sudoku-solving feature. If you want the answers because you can't get past a certain point or need them to check your work, here's how:

Step 1:
Launch Google Goggles and take a picture of the Sudoku puzzle.

Google Goggles scanning photo
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

Step 2:
Once Google Goggles recognizes it as a Sudoku puzzle, you'll see a notification box that states that it is a Sudoku puzzle. Tap the notification area to move on to the next step.

Google Goggles identifies Sudoku
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

Step 3:
The following screen will display links to Sudoku sites as well as the option to solve the puzzle you just scanned. Tap "Solve" to have Google Goggles solve it.

Google Googles Sudoku solve option
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

Step 4:
The next screen will display an animation of the numbers being filled out until the puzzle has been completely solved.

Google Goggles Sudoku solved
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

There you go. As the uncle in "Spider-Man" once said, "With great power, comes great responsibility." Egregious abuse of this feature will likely defeat the mind-sharpening abilities of Sudoku, so beware!