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Location Sensor

Adding a Location Sensor to your app

To add a Location Sensor to your app:
  1. 1.
    Go to the Blocks tab of your project
  2. 2.
    Find the Sensors drawer of blocks and click on the โŠ• symbol to add a Sensor to your app
  3. 3.
    Select Location Sensor from the menu that pops up
You will see a settings panel where you can set properties of the Location Sensor before clicking Submit.
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Properties

Property
Description
Data Type
EnableHighAccuracy
Enables network provider that uses Google Play services to improve location accuracy and location-based services
True/False
Timeout
How long the Lotion Sensor will look for the user's location before quitting, in milliseconds
Number
MaximumAge
How long a previously fetched location will remain valid, in milliseconds
Number

Blocks

Functions

Get Current Location

Properties

Event / Property
Description
Get Current Location
Returns a user's location in latitude and longitude degrees; also includes additional information in a location object including i) estimated location accuracy in meters, ii) altitude in meters, iii) speed in meters/second and iv) heading in degrees

Example

The Location Sensor returns a user's current location in latitude and longitude as well as a location object which includes additional properties like accuracy, altitude, speed and heading (or direction) which you have to retrieve with the object blocks above

Properties

Enable High Accuracy

Maximum Age

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