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Understanding the LocationListener in Android

December 25th, 2010 8 comments


Everybody who has done some Android development involving GPS location tracking is probably familiar with the LocationManager and LocationListener concepts.

  • The LocationManager provides access to the system location services
  • The LocationListener is used for receiving notifications from the LocationManager when the location has changed

However, there seems to be some doubt regarding the minTime and minDistance parameters that can be provided to the requestLocationUpdates call, and the way the locationlistener behaves.

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