Indicate the state of a photo's geotagginess beyond latitude and longitude.

Note : photos passed to this method must already be geotagged (using the method).


This method requires authentication with 'write' permission.

Note: This method requires an HTTP POST request.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
photo_id (Required)
The id of the photo to set context data for.
context (Required)
Context is a numeric value representing the photo's geotagginess beyond latitude and longitude. For example, you may wish to indicate that a photo was taken "indoors" or "outdoors".

The current list of context IDs is :

  • 0, not defined.
  • 1, indoors.
  • 2, outdoors.

Example Response

This method has no specific response - It returns an empty success response if it completes without error.

Error Codes

1: Photo not found
The photo id was either invalid or was for a photo not viewable by the calling user.
2: Not a valid context
The context ID passed to the method is invalid.
95: SSL is required
SSL is required to access the Flickr API.
96: Invalid signature
The passed signature was invalid.
97: Missing signature
The call required signing but no signature was sent.
98: Login failed / Invalid auth token
The login details or auth token passed were invalid.
99: User not logged in / Insufficient permissions
The method requires user authentication but the user was not logged in, or the authenticated method call did not have the required permissions.
100: Invalid API Key
The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105: Service currently unavailable
The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
106: Write operation failed
The requested operation failed due to a temporary issue.
111: Format "xxx" not found
The requested response format was not found.
112: Method "xxx" not found
The requested method was not found.
114: Invalid SOAP envelope
The SOAP envelope send in the request could not be parsed.
115: Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.
116: Bad URL found
One or more arguments contained a URL that has been used for abuse on Flickr.

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