How To Remove Or Add Geo Tag Location On Pixel And Pixel XL

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

The way that the Google Pixel and Pixel XL 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 Pixel and Pixel XL owners want to remove geo location on their photos because of privacy concerns. Google 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 Pixel and Pixel XL.



How to remove location information from a picture

You can remove EXIF data from your photos on the Pixel and Pixel XL 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 Google made the Pixel and Pixel XL 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 Google’s Gallery app:

  1. Turn on youe Pixel or Pixel XL.
  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 Pixel and Pixel XL.



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