Bug 5414 - In Airplane more LocationManager doesn't fire any event
Summary: In Airplane more LocationManager doesn't fire any event
Status: RESOLVED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: BCL Class Libraries ()
Version: 4.0
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2012-05-30 12:43 UTC by Ian
Modified: 2013-05-23 14:00 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Ian 2012-05-30 12:43:23 UTC
On an Android 2.2 device enable Airplane mode.

Use this code to start the location Manager. None of the ILocationListener events ever fire. Turn off Airplane mode and it works perfectly.

				var cr = new Criteria ();
				cr.Accuracy = Accuracy.Coarse;
				cr.PowerRequirement = Power.Low;
				cr.AltitudeRequired = false;
				cr.BearingRequired = false;
				cr.SpeedRequired = false;
				cr.CostAllowed = true;
				string serviceString = Context.LocationService;
				locationManager = (LocationManager)GetSystemService (serviceString);
				var bestProvider = locationManager.GetBestProvider (cr, false);
				locationManager.RequestLocationUpdates (bestProvider, 5000, 500f, this);




		public void OnLocationChanged (Location location)
		{
			Log.Debug ("DEBUG", "OnLocationChanged");
			myLocation = location;
			locationManager.RemoveUpdates (this);
		}

		public void OnProviderDisabled (string provider)
		{
			GoeLocationReceived ();
			Log.Debug ("DEBUG", "OnProviderDisabled");
		}

		public void OnProviderEnabled (string provider)
		{
			Log.Debug ("DEBUG", "OnProviderEnabled");
		}

		public void OnStatusChanged (string provider, Availability status, Bundle extras)
		{
			Log.Debug ("DEBUG", "OnStatusChanged"); 
		}
Comment 1 Jonathan Pryor 2013-05-23 14:00:49 UTC
This appears to be device-specific behavior:

http://www.backcountrynavigator.com/using-android-gps-airplane-mode/