I know how to set locatlon for emulators using device configuration interface from Motodoev Studio for example. But, how I can set locatlon for a device?

up vote 6 down vote accepted

To add to Jared's answer (can't comment - not enough reputation yet :/). This works with the emulator only so I wrote an app you can run on a real device and it provides exactly the same interface (telnet to :5554 and run "geo fix ..." or "geo nmea"): MockGeoFix

  • mockgeofix is not connecting throught telnet – user54098 Jun 24 '16 at 18:48
  • mockgeofix runs the telnet sever and you connect to mockgeofix using telnet – luv Jun 25 '16 at 11:40

this is possible using ADB shell:

$ telnet localhost 5554
Android Console: type 'help' for a list of commands
geo fix -82.411629 28.054553

Please read: https://stackoverflow.com/a/2587369/950427

  • isn't this for a device? AFAIK, there is no way to set the location other than mock the location on your device, and add a test location provider. – Avinash R Jul 14 '13 at 17:39
  • Yes, I believe this is what he was looking for. What is your question? – Jared Burrows Jul 14 '13 at 18:57
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    Down vote because OP is explicitly asking about on a Device. This only works for the Emulator. – cde Jul 14 '16 at 17:05
  • @cde I answered this question 3.5+ years ago. It helped OP at the time. – Jared Burrows Jul 15 '16 at 14:13

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