Finding the Available Providers

The LocationManager class includes static string constants that return the provider name for the two most common Location Providers:

> LocationManager.GPS_PROVIDER

> LocationManager.NETWORK_PROVIDER

To get a list of names for all the providers available on the device, call getProviders, using a Boolean to indicate if you want all, or only the enabled, providers to be returned:

boolean enabledOnly = true;

List<String> providers = locationManager.getProviders(enabledOnly);

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