Location Services

How do I track / see where I've been on my iPhone?

The location services feature on your iPhone allows location-based apps (like Maps, Yelp, Camera, etc.) and websites to determine your location based on information from GPS, Wi-Fi, cellular and iBeacon networks. If you have location services enabled, your iPhone will keep track of places you have been, when you were there and how often you've been there. If you want to see this information, here is how you do it in iOS:

How to easily share your location with friends or family

Share Current Location

It has gotten a lot easier to meet up with friends, family or colleagues thanks to the iPhone. Previously iPhone users had to install the Find My Friends app to locate each other, but now Apple has baked several ways to share your location right in iOS. Here are 4 ways to quickly share your location with other mobile phone users:

How to view Significant Locations on iPhone

Significant Locations map

The iPhone routinely offers advice on how long it will take to drive wherever iOS thinks you're going. Apple Maps makes an educated guess based on Location Services data. What you might not know is that iOS stores a list of Significant Locations on your device to make this happen. iOS makes it possible to see your Significant Locations on a list or even on a map.

How to add geotags to old photos on iPhone

How to add or edit geotags to photos on iPhone and iPad.

If you owned an an early generation iPhone (or any camera phone or digital camera) before it was equipped with GPS, chances are you have photos in your camera roll that have no location information. iPhones now geotag your photos automatically (unless you have turned the feature off), which helps with categorizing them and allows them to import into your "Places" album. You can, however, add locations to your "dumb" photos using Apple's Photos app on a Mac. Here's how to do it:

Why is the Night Shift sunset to sunrise schedule missing on my iPhone?

Night Shift automatic schedule

Night Shift makes it possible for iPhone owners to warm the color of their displays at night. Some iOS users prefer to manually switch on this feature, which is designed to help improve sleep and match warm evening hues after the sun has set. Night Shift can also be invoked automatically, either on a timed schedule or based on the local sunset time. But what happens if the Sunset to Sunrise schedule option is missing from Night Shift settings?

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