Add Text to Filenames in Bulk Using iOS

Batch Renaming Tools for iPad / iPhone

Batch rename files using iPad / iPhone

Add text to the beginning or end of file names with batch renaming on iPad / iPhone with FileBrowser Professional's advanced renaming features. Available now on iOS.

Step 1

Navigate to your photo folder using FileBrowser Professional, which could be on a USB drive, your computer or your cloud storage.

Please note you cannot rename the photos directly in the iPad/iPhone Camera Roll.

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Step 2

Tap and hold to enter multi select mode and select all the files you want to rename. Once all your files are selected, tap the context menu in the bottom left corner and select “Rename”.

Step 3

Then select “Add Text” in the Dialog that appears. Let’s add “-Holiday” to the end of the selected files. Enter this into the "Insert Text" input, you can add text before or after filenames.

You will see an example of the filenames shown at the bottom of the dialog.

Tap the “Rename (X) items” button and that's it.

Estimated Time: 1 minutes
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  • Can I add EXIF data to filenames in bulk using my iPad or iPhone?

    Yes, simply use FileBrowser Professional or FileBrowserGO's batch rename tools and select the EXIF information you want to include in the filename such as Make, Model, FNumber, or dates etc.

  • Can I rename files on iOS using EXIF properties?

    Yes, FileBrowser Professional and FileBrowserGO can both use EXIF properties in photos to form new file names. Choose Format mode with EXIF Data and select any listed property like ISO or Exposure Time.