How to check the Exif information of iPad or iPhone photos? In fact, when shooting on the iPhone, iOS / iPadOS will record the time, date, location, photo size, lens aperture and other detailed data of the current photo. In the past, it was necessary to rely on third-party apps or shortcut scripts to query, but now through iOS 15 The built-in photo app can query and modify Exif information!
From iOS 15 / iPadOS 15 has built-in query and editing of iPhone and iPad photo Exif information, which means that you can easily modify the photo date, time, location, photo size, ISO aperture directly through the photo App without using third-party tools. You can even edit Exif information of multiple photos in batches such as detailed data.
It is currently the iOS 15 Beta test version. The official version of iOS 15 will be launched with the iPhone launch event in September. It is recommended that you first understand how to operate the function, and you will get started more quickly in the future.
As for why you need to modify the date and time of the photo? The main reason is that some users sort out iPhone photos afterwards and find that the location records or time of the past photos have all run away. At this time, they can modify them through this tutorial.
How to check Exif information with iPhone (photo date/time and location, etc.)
To query the Exif data of iPhone photos, just open iOS 15 or the new version of the “Photos” app, find the photo you want to query from the album, swipe up or click the “i” button below, and the photo Exif will be displayed immediately Data, can seeiPhone shooting location, date/time, camera lens information, as well as aperture, focal length, ISO, photo sizeAnd other information.
How to modify the date/time and location of iPhone photos in iOS 15
Turn on the iPhone to display the Exif information of the photo, and click “Adjust”.
You can adjust/modify the date and time of the iPhone photo Exif information.
After adjusting the date and time, you can immediately see the original time and the adjusted time of the photo. After confirming, click “Finish”.
Reply to iPhone photo date and time
If you modify the time or date of the iPhone photo, and later want to change it back, just display the Exif information of the iPhone photo and click “Adjust” and the “Resume” will appear in the upper right corner.
How to modify iPhone photo location
Sometimes when the iPhone takes a photo, the location cannot be displayed. At this time, you can enter the Exif display page and click “Add location•••”.
You can fill in the location you want to modify in the location search box, you can directly enter the address or the name of the scenic spot, and you can see that the photo location changes immediately after modification.
However, if you want to modify the GPS location information of iPhone photos, it can only be changed when the photo does not have location information. It is expected that the subsequent iOS 15 Beta will be able to modify the original recorded location information.
How to modify the date/time and location of iPhone photos in batches
If you modify the date/time and location of a large number of iPhone photos in batches, there is no problem. Just click “Select” from the upper corner, select the photo you want to modify, and finally click the “Share” (up arrow) button in the lower left corner.
You can select the “Edit Date and Time” or “Edit Location” function to adjust the Exif data of iPhone photos.
Through the batch adjustment date, time and location function, you can edit and adjust multiple iPhone photos Exif in a short time.
How to turn off the iPhone camera location information
The built-in camera in the iPhone will automatically record the location information. If you want to prevent others from knowing the location information, you can also turn off the location information through iOS. The location is as follows:
- Turn off the iPhone camera positioning: iOS “Settings”> “Privacy”> “Positioning Information”, change the camera to “Never”, the GPS positioning information will not be recorded after subsequent pictures.
Will Exif information be exposed when sending photos from LINE and Messenger?
Many people are worried that if they are passed to friends through LINE and Messenger, will the Exif information positioning of the photos be exposed? In fact, after using Line or FB Messenger to send photos, the server will clear the Exif data during the conversion process, and other recipients will not be able to see the photo Exif information.
Together with the iPhone’s built-in “messages (iMessages)”, the Exif information will also be cleared after transmission. The only way to save the original iPhone photo files is to connect to the device through a computer or use AirDrop sharing or cloud drive backup.
to sum up
Now, if you want to modify the Exif information of iPhone photos, starting from iOS 15 you don’t need to download a third-party app. You only need to use the built-in iOS “Photo App” to edit the Exif date, time and location information. You don’t even need to worry. LINE, FB Messenger and iMessages will expose the Exif location information of the photos.
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