1. AnnDroid's Avatar
    I copied many photos onto my windows desktop to rename them. Then copied them back to the phone, without thinking I deleted the original named photos. The newly named photos all have today's date. How can I copy a photo to the phone preserving the original date? The ones on the desktop still show the original date.
    11-07-2016 11:44 AM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    The 'original' date is still there, but it's in the EXIF information of the picture. The FILE, however, will keep whatever date you created/modified it. If you want to see the pictures in order of the original 'taken' date, you'd need a Gallery app that can sort through EXIF data. Unfortuantely, I don't know of any.
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    11-07-2016 11:56 AM
  3. GSDer's Avatar
    How can I copy a photo to the phone preserving the original date?
    Don't rename them. When you rename the file that modifies it, which causes the date to change.
    11-07-2016 04:07 PM

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