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How To Turn ON And OFF Photo Geotagging On iPhone 12 And iPhone 12 Pro

The iPhone has quickly taken over the need for a digital camera as Apple has embedded higher quality cameras in each new release of the iPhone. Not only are the cameras on par with a digital camera, one great advantage of the iPhone is the ability to use geotagging when you take a video or picture on your iPhone.

Geotagging is a feature that will allow you to see the exact location that you took that video or picture when you go back to view it on some future date. The ability to geotag a picture or video allows you to know the precise location of that moment.

The way that iPhone 12 geotagging works is that it uses something called triangulation with combination of your GPS, cell towers and Wifi router mapping it can get the exact location of the picture or video.

For those that want to know how to turn on and off photo geotagging on iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro; below we will explain how you can do this.


How To Turn ON Or OFF Video And Camera Location Tagging On iPhone 12 And iPhone 12 Pro:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Privacy
  3. Tap on Location Services
  4. Tap on Camera
  5. Choose if you want Geotagging to be on only “While using the app” or “Never”


Once you have followed the directions from above, you will know how to turn off and on geotagging for iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12. 

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