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If you enable location detection when taking photos, you can use the information gathered at a later stage. For example, you can view your photos on a map and show friends and family where you were when you took the photo. Adding location information is also referred to as geotagging. When you enable location detection, you can select to use either GPS satellites or wireless networks, or both, to find your position.
Overview of Maps tab
||The number of geotagged photos and videos.
||Double tap to zoom in. Pinch to zoom out. Drag to view different parts of the map.
||A group of photos and/or videos geotagged with the same location.
||Thumbnails of the selected group of photos and/or videos. Tap an item to view it in full screen.
||Search a location on the map.
||Switch to globe view.
To enable location detection
From your Home screen, tap .
Find and tap Settings > Location services.
Mark the GPS satellites and/or Google's location service checkboxes.
To add a geotag when viewing the map in Album
When viewing the map in Album, press , then tap Add geotag.
Find and tap the photo to which you want to add the geotag.
Tap the desired location on the map to set the geotag, then tap OK.
To edit the geotag of a photo in Album
When viewing a photo on the map in Album, touch and hold the photo until its frame turns blue.
Drag the photo to the new location.
|You can also tap the desired location on the map instead of dragging.|
To change the map view in Album
- When viewing the map in Album, press , then select Classic view or Satellite view.