Metadata provides us a wide range of information about our photos, name, size, type, resolution, lens, camera model, manufacturer, GPS location and more. By default, these information is hidden on our iPhone. We can’t view, edit, add or delete photo metadata on our iPhone without using third-party apps. Crop & Size is one of our favorite picture editors for iOS. We have mentioned it in several earlier articles on our site. For example, you can use it to crop images to any size on iPhone, resize iPhone pictures, etc. In this quick guide, we will show you the easy steps to view, add, delete or edit metadata, IPTC, EXIF, TIFF, JFIF, GPS or GEO, of your photos this editor app on iPhone. Here’s how.
How to view, add, delete, edit metadata of your photos on iPhone?
Before we get started, go to download this app here. Run the image editor on iPhone, it will open your Camera Roll automatically so you can pick up a picture and add it to the editor instantly. After that you will see the main editing screen like this.
To view or modify metadata of an image, touch the Metadata icon at the bottom, you will be taken to another screen like this.
Tap on the information icon at the top right corner to view the metadata details of the photo on iPhone. You can find a wide range of information of the photo, such as width, height, DPI, color model, color depth, orientation, resolution, date/time, manufacturer, camera model, camera software, EXIF version, exposure, shutter speed, aperture value, brightness value, ISO, focal length, Flash, sensing method, scene type, white balance, lens specification, lens manufacturer, lens model, GPS, latitude, longitude, altitude, etc.
Tap on Date Created to change the date and time of a photo on iPhone. Select IPTC metadata to remove existing IPTC metadata or manually add new IPTC metadats, including title, writer, headline, caption, keywords, creator address, city, state, country, postcode, phones, emails, URLs, credit, source, copyright, contact, instructions, city, state, etc.
One tap to keep or delete EXIF metadata, TIFF metadata, JFIF metadata, GPS metadata, etc.
After the change, go to export the picture from the image editor app to your Photos app as a new one. If like, you can add the edited picture into the editor, view and make sure its metadata has been modified successfully.
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Hello! If someone changes/deletes the “date created” section and they send the photo to someone and that person saves it to their camera roll, the date for that photo saved would be the time it was downloaded?