How to check if location service is enable in Android

In this android programming source code example, we are going to check if location service is enable in Android.

You can copy and adopt this source code example to your android project without reinventing the wheel.

Below is a step by step source code to check if location service is enable in Android.

activity_main.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<fragment xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:map="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:id="@+id/map"
    android:name="com.google.android.gms.maps.SupportMapFragment"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    tools:context=".MapAndService.MapAndServiceActivity11" />

MainActivity.java

import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity;
import androidx.core.content.ContextCompat;

import android.Manifest;
import android.content.Context;
import android.content.pm.PackageManager;
import android.os.Build;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.provider.Settings;
import android.text.TextUtils;
import android.widget.Toast;

import com.google.android.gms.maps.CameraUpdateFactory;
import com.google.android.gms.maps.GoogleMap;
import com.google.android.gms.maps.OnMapReadyCallback;
import com.google.android.gms.maps.SupportMapFragment;
import com.google.android.gms.maps.model.LatLng;
import com.google.android.gms.maps.model.MarkerOptions;

public class MapAndServiceActivity11 extends AppCompatActivity implements OnMapReadyCallback {
    private GoogleMap mMap;

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_map_and_service11);
        SupportMapFragment mapFragment = (SupportMapFragment) getSupportFragmentManager().findFragmentById(R.id.map);
        mapFragment.getMapAsync(this);
        if(isLocationServicesAvailable(this)){
            Toast.makeText(MapAndServiceActivity11.this, "Location Service Available", Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
        }else{
            Toast.makeText(MapAndServiceActivity11.this, "No Location Service Available", Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
        }
    }

    @Override
    public void onMapReady(GoogleMap googleMap) {
        mMap = googleMap;
        LatLng sydney = new LatLng(-34, 151);
        mMap.addMarker(new MarkerOptions().position(sydney).title("Marker in Sydney"));
        mMap.moveCamera(CameraUpdateFactory.newLatLng(sydney));
    }


    public static boolean isLocationServicesAvailable(Context context) {
        int locationMode = 0;
        String locationProviders;
        boolean isAvailable = false;
        if (Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.KITKAT){
            try {
                locationMode = Settings.Secure.getInt(context.getContentResolver(), Settings.Secure.LOCATION_MODE);
            } catch (Settings.SettingNotFoundException e) {
                e.printStackTrace();
            }
            isAvailable = (locationMode != Settings.Secure.LOCATION_MODE_OFF);
        } else {
            locationProviders = Settings.Secure.getString(context.getContentResolver(), Settings.Secure.LOCATION_PROVIDERS_ALLOWED);
            isAvailable = !TextUtils.isEmpty(locationProviders);
        }
        boolean coarsePermissionCheck = (ContextCompat.checkSelfPermission(context, Manifest.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION) == PackageManager.PERMISSION_GRANTED);
        boolean finePermissionCheck = (ContextCompat.checkSelfPermission(context, Manifest.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION) == PackageManager.PERMISSION_GRANTED);
        return isAvailable && (coarsePermissionCheck || finePermissionCheck);
    }
}

AndroidManifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION" />

app/build.gradle

implementation 'com.google.android.gms:play-services-maps:17.0.0'

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