The package provides two means of acquiring location data. Entry point to the location settings enabler dialog apis.
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Location service android. The description of location service. To test your app when using the google play services sdk you must use either. To develop an app using the google play services apis you need to set up your project with the google play services sdk which is available from the google maven repository.
So it only works outside far from any obstacles. These services allow applications to obtain periodic updates of the device s geographical location. It provides powerful high level framework by automating location provider choice and power.
Android location apis make it easy for you to build location aware applications without needing to focus on the details of the underlying location technology. Today els works on over 99 of active android devices running android os version 4 1 jelly bean and above. The indication of the altitude is not very precise based on the system.
Android developers website google design. Android emergency location service els is a supplemental service that sends enhanced location directly from android handsets to emergency services when an emergency call is placed. Android developers blog get news and tips by email more resources.
The main entry point for location services integration. A simple app to indicate the gps coordinates of your location. The package android location has been available since android was first introduced and it gives us access to location services.
If android emergency location service els works in your country and on your mobile network and you haven t turned off els your phone will automatically send its location using els. For more detailed instructions and to learn more about android studio and related sdk tools see update the ide and sdk tools. You get furthermore the altitude above sea level and the accuracy of the signal this application uses satellite based gps.
Google location services api is a part of goole play services and it is built on top of android s apis. This becomes possible with the help of google play services which facilitates adding location awareness to your app with automated location tracking geofencing and activity recognition.