Tag Archives: Settings

How to Create Preferences Settings in your app using Android Built-in Settings Preference APIs

There is often a settings page when we make our app and most of the people end up making it using their own UI. But interestingly Android provides API specific for building preferences using your own values. Check the below UI for my settings Lets see how that is done. Using Preference Headers Preference Headers displays only the… Read More »

How to find location in Android using GPS?

This example helps you to find the location in Android using the GPS. I have commented out some functionality in the code. You can uncomment it and extend it at your wish. At first we will create a utility class that will handle all GPS related Operations. GPS Utility Class This class has all utility functions for getting… Read More »

How to Check whether is GPS is enabled in your android device?

This simple code checks whether GPS in enabled in your android device or not. If the GPS is not enabled the user is redirected to the settings page. Turn off the GPS on your device and running it will display this screen. Please test GPS on the device because emulators don’t have GPS. But anyway you can simulate… Read More »