How to set location on emulator

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emulatorYou have two options if you would like to set the location on the emulator. For both options, you start with starting the emulator first.

Option 1: using DDMS

  • go to your android/tools directory, and launch the DDMS tool
  • select the Emulator Control Tab
  • fill the Location Controls fields with the longitude and latitude values
  • press the Send button

Option 2: using telnet

  • open a command shell
  • conect to the emulator with the command: telnet localhost <port>
  • to enter a fixed location execute the command:
    geo fix <longitude> <latitude> [<altitude>]

For more information visit Location and Maps on the Android Developers page.