Show GPS status


Shows the status of the GPS receiver, including the signal strength and location of visible satellites.

The display grid is aligned using the built in compass. Additional info like location, speed, accuracy and acceleraion is also displayed. (only in GPS Status 1.4.2 and above)


public void startShowGpsStatus() {
    Intent intent = new Intent("com.eclipsim.gpsstatus.VIEW"); 
    if (intent.resolveActivity(getPackageManager()) != null) { 

Example intent filter

<activity ...>
        <action android:name="com.eclipsim.gpsstatus.VIEW" />
        <category android:name="android.intent.category.DEFAULT" />

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