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  1. #1
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    Symbian can't obtain user's position

    Hello, Forum!

    I have the Symbian/MeeGo project which uses qt-mobility to obtain user's location. The problem is that the following code works fine on Meego (Nokia N9) and doesn't work at all on Symbian (tested on C6-01 and N8). It looks like the GPS adapter starts fine but it can't receive any position info. So we can see the "Satellite" icon near system clock but no coordinates are receiving. I've tested in a different conditions (inside/outside building, different weather conditions) and the result is always the same.

    What can be the reason of this behaviour?

    My code:

    .pro
    Code:
    <...>
    CONFIG += mobility
    MOBILITY += location
    symbian:TARGET.CAPABILITY += NetworkServices Location
    <...>
    .h
    Code:
    <...>
    #include <QGeoPositionInfoSource>
    #include <QGeoPositionInfo>
    #include <QDebug>
    <...>
    QTM_USE_NAMESPACE
    
    private:
       QGeoPositionInfoSource* mManager;
    
    private slots:
       void newPos(QGeoPositionInfo);
    <...>
    .cpp
    Code:
    <...>
     mManager = QGeoPositionInfoSource::createDefaultSource(this);
     mManager->setUpdateInterval(1000);
     mManager->setPreferredPositioningMethods(QGeoPositionInfoSource::AllPositioningMethods);
    
     connect(mManager, SIGNAL(positionUpdated(QGeoPositionInfo)),
                this, SLOT(newPosition(QGeoPositionInfo)));
    <...>
    void QmlContext::newPosition(QGeoPositionInfo pos){
        qDebug() << pos;
    }
    <...>

  2. #2
    Nokia Developer Champion
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    Re: Symbian can't obtain user's position

    I guess you must start listening for position updates.
    Code:
    mManager->startUpdates();
    Getting the location in Qt

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