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Class (inherits from MobileControl)

New in 2020r2

The current location of the device.

Accuracies AuthorizationStates UsageTypes
AuthorizationStateChanged LocationChanged
Closing Opening
Handle Start
RequestUsageAuthorization Stop
Accuracy AuthorizationState fa-lock-32.png Name


On iOS to test this in the Simulator, use the Debug ↠ Location menu to provide fake locations.

Initial Setup

In the Opening event handler of the screen, you will need to initialize the location like this:

If MyLocation.AuthorizationState = MobileLocation.AuthorizationStates.AuthorizedAppInUse Then
' we've got our requested authorization state, start getting LocationChanged events
' we don't have authorization yet, so ask for it
End If

Sample plist

In addition to requesting authorization, you'll also need to provide a plist file specifying the message to display when authorization is requested. An example plist is below. Save it to a file called iOSLocation.plist and drag it into your iOS project to automatically include it with the app:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "">
<plist version="1.0">
	<string>This app needs access to your location while running.</string>

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