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Cheese! Locate where you took pics on your Android phone



Everyone loves to take a good photo, some of which may be posted all over the world to see on Insta or Facebook, for example.

Use your Location

This feature has been around a while and has many uses.

On an Android, Samsung phone, for example, there are three "location methods" you can use: High accuracy, Battery saving, and Device only. Let's take a look at them:

High accuracy

Uses GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks to estimate your location. This location setting is by-far the best one for if you really wanna start tagging things here, there and everywhere. It's also great for "Checking In" on Facebook.

Battery saving

Only users Wi-Fi and mobile networks to estimate your location. Good for if you need to save your charge. The results are not as good, and you may have to start typing your location for it to be picked up.

Device only

Setting only users GPS to estimate your location. This setting is not as good for pin-pointing your location. We found that a long wait is in order when trying to locate where you are.

Locate can be turned on and off by the tap of a button. We think it's a good idea to only turn it on when using any type of map app, and for including(and tagging / checking-in" when you are at your location. After all, toy don't know who else could be tracking your every move...

Adding your location to photos

We love this feature. If you've been to a place you love, and want to remember the name, or just so you can visit that placed again when you feel like it.

When you first enable your location when using the camera app, it will ask if you want to turn location on. When you enable this feature, Location serves will turn on automatically. Give it a minute or two, as it may take a while to locate your location.

When you take a load of images, the photo app will state the location of a set of images at the top, so you know where those photos were taken. It will also add in more then one location as well.

If you want to know the location of a certain snap: tap the photo, select the three dots "..." (or whatever it's called on your device), then tap "Details" from the menu, it will then bring up a map with that location, the place, including a postcode (or ZIP code).

That's it! All done. Happy tagging!

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