How to get Device Geo-location in C#


Sajjad Arif Gul - March 10, 2016 - 10 comments

How to get Device Location in C# with Longitude & Latitude in C#. This C# tutorial is about getting location of the user in C#.NET using GeoPositionStatus.

First of All you have to add reference to System.Device DLL. If you don’t know How to add a Reference to DLL , Click Here>. But instead of going to Browse option, go to .NET option & Find System.Device. As follows.

Now you will be able to use using System.Device.Location; .Now Add this to your Assemblies. & You are Done. 🙂 .

Source Code:

Here is the main logical code. For the working application, Download from below at the end of article.

Output:

Output of this Project is as follows.

Download:

Additionally You can also Download this Complete C# Source Code.

Download C# Code for Device Location

I Hope this example will help you out. If you still need any help regarding this program or any other program, Must join our C# Group & Programming Group on Facebook & Comment below to let me know your Problem.

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Sajjad Arif Gul

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Hi! I am Sajjad Arif Gul, Software Engineer, Web & Mobile Developer from Karachi Pakistan. I love sharing my knowledge that could possibly help someone’s life in some capacity. Happy Coding.

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10 comments

  1. Anonymous

    how did you add System.Device?

    Jason

  2. Bro, I have clearly mention it. check the first step… 😎

  3. Thank you sajjad gul. I am using it in my final year project

  4. Lolz Sajjad Gull ……. Good Effort ………. 🙂

  5. Abdullah.. tusi tay sady senior ho… aap b ay ee bolo gy ?? LOLZ ? :p

  6. Can we use Google Maps API in our windows form application to locate the device ?

  7. Yes . It would be better to that. Bcz sometime user device setting doesnt allow to acces location of device. but in Google Maps, they track your IP so thats a good option.

  8. Anonymous

    Watcher.StatusChanged += Watcher_StatusChanged;

    what this line does?with assignment operator why + has been used?

  9. Celina

    Hi,

    Added the System.Device.Location, but i don’t have the GeoCoordinateWatcher class.
    Do you know what the problem could be?

    Thanks

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