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Start Device in High Accuracy Location Mode

Currently there is no method to start the device in High Accuracy mode or change the Accuracy Mode once the device and application has started.

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  • Jun 25 2018
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  • Chandra Yalangi commented
    June 29, 2018 21:02

    Hi Prasant,

    Can you email me a screenshot of the popup at Are you looking for an Appium capability to start the device in "High Accuracy" mode? Have you considered automatically handling the popups in your Appium script?



  • Guest commented
    June 29, 2018 19:35

    Hi Chandra,


    We are looking for High Accuracy mode for Android Emulators. We have a application which has Geofence feature. When we are launching Android 7+ emulators we are getting popups to enable Location service which are already enabled. When we switch the location mode from Device mode to High Accuracy (WiFi mode) we don't get those popups.

    We are able to reproduce the error in local emulators as well.


    Prasant Sutaria

  • Chandra Yalangi commented
    June 29, 2018 17:15

    Hi Prasant,

    Thank you for the feedback are you looking for this functionality on real Android devices or emulators? Is High Accuracy mode applicable to Android emulators?