Android Tutorial GPS Status in the OsmAnd - vs - GPS Connected.

Probably the majority of using GPS, wondered how to display the GPS Status in OsmAnd:

wanting to display the GPS Status in the OsmAnd 2.9.3 application, publication date 2018-02-08
the user has the choice of displaying the GPS Status (by clicking on the icon: see picture)
from the list of suggested applications that should be previously downloaded from the online Google Store,
and then install one of them on the Android device.

My following application - GPS Connected version 2.0
its task is to maintain GPS signal during (switching between screens or applications without losing the signal).
In addition, it enables:

1. displaying current GPS positions on the screen;
2. saving the GPS position to the current * .GPX file (default directory: "../OsmAnd/GPS eXchange file")
and create the file ".settings.dat", in which latitude and longitude will also be stored
the creation of a file on the device's disk at a given moment.

* .GPX files may contain 3,000 thousand points each, after which
GPS positions are saved in succession to the newly created sets, eg, TRK 2018-03-11_112600.GPX

To use GPS Connected version 2.0 you must:

1. install the GPS Connected application on the Android device (do not run it yet);
2. run OsmAnd 2.9.3 or a higher version. Click the icon: see image.
The GPS STATUS will be displayed along with the list of applications - select the item from the list (GPS Connected).
You can also remember the selection permanently - as an available option.

After a while, my application should start.
And that's all!

PS. The permissions of the GPS Connected 2.0 application

Permissions (Location and Memory):
<uses-permission android: name = "android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
<uses-permission android: name = "android.permission.VIBRATE" />
<uses-permission android: name = "android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION" />
<uses-permission android: name = "android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION" />
<uses-permission android: name = "android.permission.INTERNET" />


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