Rowena  Cox

Rowena Cox


Track Users Location in the Background with Android and Xamarin.Forms

Learn how to track a users or device location in the background on Android. Using Xamarin.Forms and Essentials, we will see how to implement a foreground service on Android that tracks the users location even when the app is in the background, killed or even when the device is restarted!

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iOS Background Location video:


Android Foreground Service docs:
Blog post on location services on Android:

⏱ Timestamps
00:00 - Track Users Location with Android
00:11 - Android Background and Foreground Servic
02:56 - Let's Start Coding!
04:07 - Add Android Permissions
05:25 - Using Xamarin.Forms MessagingCenter 
06:14 - Implement MessagingCenter Messages
07:30 - Implement Location Tracking Logic
10:30 - Implement NotificationHelper
15:43 - Implement Android Foreground Service
20:23 - Implement Android MainActivity Bootstrap
24:07 - Enable/Disable Background Service Functi
29:38 - See the Code in Action! Demo Time!
32:25 - Start Service on Device Start
38:47 - Do This Easier with Shiny.NET!
39:33 - Does this work with .NET MAUI?

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Track Users Location in the Background with Android and Xamarin.Forms
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