Aug 13, 2016

How to see a photo’s metadata?

How can I see the metadata for a photo that shows when it was taken, camera settings, device, etc? I’d like to be able to do it on my Android phone, but I can use Windows if needed.
There are a number of photo apps available in the Google Play store. The feature you are looking for is view exif data (which is the metadata for the files). Here are a couple of simple once:

You can also download extensions into one of the browsers that can show you the metadata. Here's a free plugin for Firefox that will show the exif info

On a PC you can get the GEO location by right clicking on the image > properties > details tab. Most photo viewing apps on a PC show you the exif file somewhere is properties or advanced (depends on the app and OS)
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