Android locator 5od

 

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Android locator 5od

In my application I would like to determine the user's current location. I do however have a couple of questions in this regard:

Could you please provide me with some code-snippets or tutorials on how to get started with implementing GPS functionality in my application?

gps –> (GPS, AGPS): Name of the GPS location provider. This provider determines location using satellites. Depending on conditions, this provider may take a while to return a location fix. Requires the permission android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION.

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This recipe will show how to get the location of the device. When a button on the activity is clicked by the user, then a street address that is close to the location will also be displayed.

This recipe is deprecated but is retained to support those devices that do not have Google Play Services installed. Android applications should use the Fused Location Provider that is available through Google Play Services.

Declare the permissions necessary to use the Geocoder class. This is not strictly necessary for obtaining the GPS coordinates of the device, but this example will attempt to provide a street address for the current location: