Demonstrates how to use the Geocode API and reverse geocoding to display a device's location as an address.
This sample builds on the BasicLocationSample and the LocationUdpates samples
included in this repo. Those samples work with latitude and longitude values
only. While latitude and longitude are useful for calculating distance or
displaying a map position, in many cases the address of the location is more
useful. The Android framework location APIs provide a
which contains a
[getFromLocation()](http://developer.android.com/reference/android/location/Geocoder.html#getFromLocation(double, double, int))
method that returns an estimated street address corresponding to a given
latitude and longitude. This sample uses the
getFromLocation() method to do
location address lookup, an IntentService to fetch the location address, and a
ResultReceiver to process results sent by the IntentService.
To run this sample, location must be enabled.
- Android API Level >v9
- Android Build Tools >v21
- Google Support Repository
This sample uses the Gradle build system. To build this project, use the "gradlew build" command or use "Import Project" in Android Studio.
- Stack Overflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/google-play-services
If you've found an error in this sample, please file an issue: https://github.com/googlesamples/android-play-location/issues
Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted according to the instructions in CONTRIBUTING.md.
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