Dan Gookin explains the geotag feature, where location details are saved with an image. Use the geotag to display the location where a photo was snapped. Disable geotag in the Camera app. Obtain an geotag removal or EXIF editor app to remove the information from existing images.
- [Instructor] A geotag is GPS location information saved…on an image.…When your Android's camera app snaps a photo,…it saves that information or not.…You can turn the feature on or off.…To enable location information,…open the device's camera app.…Here in the Google camera app,…tap the side menu icon and choose Settings.…Set the master control by Save location to the on position…to record GPS data in a picture.…Or if you prefer a level of privacy…when sharing your photos, deactivate it.…
The geotag data is embedded in all the photos you snap…with your phone or tablet.…This is the same latitude and longitude information obtained…from the device's GPS radio…that's used by the maps app.…To access the location data, open the photos app.…Choose an image from the camera roll…or any image taken with the device's camera.…Tap the info button.…Here's the location data.…This device also shows a map preview,…which pinpoints where the photo was taken.…
A lot people are concerned about this level of detail,…which is why they seek to disable the geotag feature.…
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