Help – Backup your Google Photos and assign a proper location to all of them

Sometimes people take photos without GPS enabled or just in that moment the location isn’t determined by the smartphone, so the photos areen’t tagged with a location. There are multiple possibilities to tag existing photos in order to show them on a map. You can do it manually using the exiftool as example, or you can use your Google Location History (See your Timeline).

If you want to fix a bunch of photos without to much work, the second options is much better, it will save you a lot of time. The requirement is that you had that feature enabled when you took the pictures.

Get the python script here. It contains two different steps: 1. Downloading your photos and 2. Fixing the positions using your location history.

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