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How can I change the date of multiple photos at once on my iPhone? I took the photos on a camera that had the date set to 2021 instead of the current date. Sincerely, Dated
Dear Dated, The most reliable way to change the date on your photos on your iPhone is in the Photos app on a Mac. You'll need to enable iCloud Photo Library on both your iPhone and your Mac. Within the Photos app on your computer, hold down the Shift key and click on all the photos whose dates you want to change. Next, go to Image and click Adjust Date and Time. This will allow you to change the dates for all the photos at once. If you don't have a Mac,the iPhone app Pixelgarde (free) can change the date stamp right on your phone.
How do I copy pictures I’ve received in a text and attach them in an email? Sincerely, Copy That
Dear Copy That, The easiest way to copy or save a picture from a text is by long pressing the photo (just rest your finger on the photo). From the menu that pops up, choose either Copy or Save (save if you want to keep the image in your Photos app). To email the picture, you'll need to either paste the image you copied or attach the image you saved. Start by long pressing in the body of the email. A black menu will pop up. Choose Paste if you copied the image. If you saved the photo, tap the arrow on the right and choose Insert Photo or Video and choose the image in Photos.
If I’m using GPS on my iPhone and I want to use another app, will GPS continue to work? Also, once Apple releases the new iPhone in the fall, I plan to upgrade. Can the old iPhone 6 continue to use GPS if it no longer has a data plan? Sincerely, Tracker
Dear Tracker, Using another app does not interfere with GPS accuracy. You also don't need a data plan as long as your phone has a GPS chip (it does) and you are using a fitness tracking app that allows you to load your info over Wi-Fi before heading out on your walks. Even some navigation apps let you preload maps over Wi-Fi and then use them when you're offline. If this doesn't meet your needs, you should find out if your carrier will let you do some kind of low-cost, data-only plan.
Sarah Kingsbury is the senior web editor of iPhoneLife.com. She goes almost nowhere without her iPhone and is a contributor to the site's Tip of the Day column. She has over a decade of experience writing and editing for online and print publications.