TryStart Method
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GeoCoordinateWatcher.TryStart Method

For apps that target Windows Phone OS 7.0 and 7.1, do not use this member in your app. If you do, your code will throw a MethodAccessException. This member is security-critical, which restricts it to internal use by the .NET Framework for Windows Phone class library.

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Attempts to start the acquisition of data from the location service. If the provided timeout interval is exceeded before the location service responds, the request for location is stopped and the method returns false.

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

public bool TryStart(
	bool suppressPermissionPrompt,
	TimeSpan timeout


Type: System.Boolean
This parameter is not used.
Type: System.TimeSpan
A TimeSpan object specifying the amount of time to wait for location data acquisition to begin.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the location service responds within the timeout window; otherwise, false.


IGeoPositionWatcher<T>.TryStart(Boolean, TimeSpan)

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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