Getting Current location and display it with OSM ?

asked 03 Oct '14, 08:42

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Go to the openstreetmap.org website on your phone's browser and press this button:

Small picture showing the show my location button

Your phone's browser will ask you whether you want it to use your phone's GPS. Say "yes", and within a few seconds you'll see your current location on the map.

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answered 03 Oct '14, 09:40

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I dont ask about How can I do that using the website ... I meant in ADT ? how can i program it ?

(03 Oct '14, 09:47) AnasQuedan

Do you mean "Finding your phone's current location" in ADT or "displaying an OSM-based map centred on your current location"?

The first doesn't have anything to do with OSM and isn't really on-topic for here (the first question would be whether you want or need to do it via Google Play Services or not); the second might, but you'd need to give us more information about what you are actually trying to do.

(03 Oct '14, 10:10) SomeoneElse ♦

am trying to get my current location when I am being in university as its closed area so i can download it as tiles to worked in offline mode , then i can moved from current location to any faculty points using this app by drawing line in street which connect from that location to that point

(06 Oct '14, 23:53) AnasQuedan
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Sorry - don't actually understand what you're saying there.

(07 Oct '14, 00:09) SomeoneElse ♦

Hello Anas, do you want an app that displays your current position on an OSM based map, and if you walk to another building of your campus then you want a GPX track to be recorded and displayed?

If yes, try OSMTracker or Osmand, both for your android devices. Or see OSM wiki for more apps.

(07 Oct '14, 17:24) stephan75
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