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Using Map Locations

The TestFairy SDK does not require location permissions and does track location out of the box.

To send location information to TestFairy, add location permissions to your app and use the code below to call TestFairy.updateLocation. The location will then be presented on a map as part of the session page.

To record locations, you must first add the correct permissions to your application. Depending on your application's needs, you may want to add one or both of the following permissions to your AndroidManifest.xml.

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION" />
TestFairy.updateLocation(android.location.Location location)


import android.content.Context;
import android.location.Criteria;
import android.location.Location;
import android.location.LocationListener;
import android.location.LocationManager;
import android.os.Bundle;

import com.testfairy.TestFairy;

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity implements LocationListener {

private LocationManager locationManager;

protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

// Get the location manager
locationManager = (LocationManager) getSystemService(Context.LOCATION_SERVICE);

Criteria criteria = new Criteria();
String provider = locationManager.getBestProvider(criteria, false);
Location location = locationManager.getLastKnownLocation(provider);

// Initialize the location fields
if (location != null) {

public void onLocationChanged(Location location) {