The simplest way to get the user's current location in Android

I need to get the mobile user's current position using the simplest method without using too much resources of the mobile phone. Please explain me the best way to accomplish this.


  • Please refer this resource.

  • Lean to get gps location in android using LocationManager and LocationListener.
    Add permissions to your manifest file:

    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION" />

    Then you need to get location using below code snippet:
    `locationManager = (LocationManager) getSystemService(Context.LOCATION_SERVICE);

    locationManager.requestLocationUpdates( LocationManager.GPS_PROVIDER,
    10, this);`

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