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How to adjust date, time, and location of photos and videos

Exif Metadata for Photo on iPhone

With iOS 15, you no longer need a third party app to adjust the date, time, and location information on a photo in your iPhone. You can now make the changes directly from the Photos app. The new feature works great in the iOS 15 developer beta, and lets you easily make the changes. The Photos app now shows you most of the EXIF data for any photo or video.

The 3 best Google Photos alternatives to store your photos and videos

Cloud Storage iCloud Limits

Are you looking for a Google Photos alternative now that Google has ended free unlimited photo storage? Worry not, there are plenty of options available for someone who takes a lot of photos and stores them on the cloud. The photos and videos already on Google Photos will still be available, but anything uploaded after June 1st will count towards the free 15GB storage. Of course, you can sign up for a Google One storage plan and get more space. However, there are a couple of better alternatives that you may want to try.

How to download photos and videos from Google Photos

Starting June 1st, all new photos and videos you upload to Google Photos will count against your free 15GB of storage. Prior to this, Google was providing unlimited storage to all users, but now it will only be available for Pixel phone users. If you don't feel like paying extra for your photo storage, the best thing to do is to download all your photos and videos from Google Photos. This way, you'll free up some space for new photos and videos.

How to flip a photo on iPhone using the Photos app

Flipping a photo is sometimes an easy way to make a photo look better. For example, if you've taken a photo where the subject is looking left, it might look better if the photo is flipped. These things are usually only noticed by photographers, but there's an easy way to do this on your iPhone. The same also applies for selfies, and you may want to check out our guide on how to capture mirrored selfies on iPhone.

Apart from selfies, you can also flip normal photos to make them better or more interesting. Here's a quick and easy tutorial on how to flip a photo on iPhone using the built-in Photos app.

How to reduce photo size on iPhone and Mac

iPhone Photos Shared Album

With the improvement in cameras on smartphones, the photos have gone up in size. Thanks to bigger file sizes, it may become difficult to quickly share a bunch of files. Luckily, there are several methods that you can use to reduce the size of a photo on your iPhone and Mac. In fact, both iOS and macOS offer built-in tools that can help reduce photo size. If you feel that a photo is too large to be uploaded or shared, then you may want to compress it. Those who deal with a lot of photos will also be able to save some space by doing this.