How to Geotag a Photo in the macOS Photos App

Geotagging allows you to add geographical identification metadata to various media such as a geotagged photograph or video, websites, SMS messages, QR Codes or RSS feeds and is a form of geospatial metadata. To geotag a picture in macOS Photos:

Open Photos.

Choose the photo you want to tag.

Select Info from the Window menu in the top, left-hand side of the Mac display.

Photo of baby in Photos with geotag information dialog box

Click Assign a Location in the Info panel that appears and start typing.

That’s all there is to it.

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Dennis has over 40 years of journalism experience and has written hundreds of articles. For the past 20-plus years, he's been an online journalist, covering mainly Apple Inc. He's written for MacCentral, MacWorld, MacMinute, Macsimum News, Apple Daily Report, and is now contributing editor at Apple World Today.

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