How To Remove Or Add Geo Tag Location On Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 Edge

For those that take a lot of pictures with your Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge, you want want to know how to add or remove photo geo-locations on Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge. Don’t worry, below we’ll explain how you can change the settings on your Samsung Galaxy so you can add or remove geo-locations on your photos.

The way that the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge knows your location when a picture is taken is because of EXIF data, also know as meta data. This information is embedded in the pictures you take and is able to tell the model of camera, time & date and location of your picture.

Some Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge owners want to remove geo location on their photos because of privacy concerns. Samsung makes it easy to turn this off by using the geotagging toggle. The following is a guide on how to add or remove photo geo tagging location on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.


How to remove location information from a picture

You can remove EXIF data from your photos on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge several different ways. You can even download some apps from the Google Play Store to help remove the geo locations as well. The good news is that Samsung made the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge to have the ability to edit this information from your phone without apps. Below is a guide on how you can remove location data or add it with Samsung’s Gallery app:

  1. Turn on your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge.
  2. Go to the Gallery app.
  3. Select the image you want to edit.
  4. Select the “More” button.
  5. Select on “Details.”
  6. Select “Edit.”
  7. Find and select the minus (-) symbol in the location section.
  8. To save changes, select on “Done.”


After you have followed the steps above you’ll be able to remove geo location from your photos. Also, users can add location information using the same instructions from above. All you need to do is look for a (+) symbol to add geo locations to your pictures on the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge.



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