People often want to tag their pictures with the date the photo was taken. For example, it can be used to track changes or to refresh memories of a past event.
Usually, for such an operation, special utilities on the computer are used, needless to say, this is not very convenient. In fact, the same can be done right on your iPhone or iPad, without learning complex special programs and without spending a lot of time. In this article we will show you how to do this.
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How to see the date of photos and videos in the Photos app on iPhone
After you familiarize yourself with the standard date-sorting tools in the Photos app, you may change your mind about adding the date to photos stored on iPhone.
To view all photos or videos taken on the iPhone in a specific year, open the standard application “Photo”, go to the tab “Photo” and select a section Years…
Similarly, you can sort the existing photos and videos by months and days through sections Months and Days, respectively.
To view a list of all photos and videos in chronological order, use the section All photos…
In addition, the date and time of recording is always displayed above each photo or video.
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How to take pictures on the iPhone with the date on the screen
All iOS users know that the standard Camera app lacks a feature to set the date on a photo. But you shouldn’t be upset prematurely – there are many programs in the App Store that can successfully solve this problem.
For example, you can use the free DateCam app to automatically place the date on your photo when you shoot.
The application allows you to choose the size, color, font, location and format for placing the date on the photo.
In addition, filters can be used for shooting, as well as different aspect ratios for the frame.
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How to set the date on iPhone on a photo
If you prefer to shoot with a standard iPhone camera and then date the selected photos, then the DataStamper app is a great, and free option. There are in-app purchases, but for basic tasks, without any restrictions on functionality or time, this will be enough.
And setting the date on photos using this program and its analogues is understandable and simple in itself.
1. Start your application, let it be DateStamper in our case.
2. Now check the boxes on those images that will be marked with the date.
3. Press the button Stamp <№> Photos…
4. Press the button for final confirmation. “Change”…
That’s all. Tagged photos will be dated.
Please note that the app will date the original photo. If necessary, create a copy of the original photo using this instruction.
In the settings of such applications, you can also change the style of the inscription. The user can choose the font for the letters, their size and color. The date display format can also be set.