Android Maps: Get current location coordinates with Google API Client Builder

To get your current location via Google Map in an Android app, this was how we do it:

Stop. Don’t use that! The method GoogleMap.getMyLocation() is deprecated. Instead, we need to use FusedLocationApi and the callback onLocationChanged().

Here’s an example code that works for me ( consider copying the contents of onResume() into onStart() ):

Code source: How to get current location of device on google maps api v2, getMyLocation() method is deprecated

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