GeoPositionStatus Enumeration

.NET Framework (current version)

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Indicates the ability of the location provider to provide location updates.

Namespace:   System.Device.Location
Assembly:  System.Device (in System.Device.dll)

type GeoPositionStatus

Member nameDescription

The location provider is disabled. On Windows 7, this is the case when the Sensor and Location platform has been disabled by group policy.


The location provider is initializing. For example, a GPS that is still obtaining a fix has this status.


No location data is available from any location provider.


A location provider is ready to supply new data.

The following example shows how to handle StatusChanged events and print out the current GeoPositionStatus.

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.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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