Sample Code

The sample code described here is available on GitHub.

To import the complete sample applications into Android Studio, simply go to File->New->Project From Version Control->GitHub.

For the Git Repository URL - type in Then give the directory name for where the project will be stored on your local machine.

Hit Clone to load the sample project.

The sample will not compile without adding a Google Maps API Key, as described in Location on Google Maps. To compile, get an API Key and add the following line to res/values/strings.xml:

<string name="google_maps_key" templateMergeStrategy="preserve" translatable="false">INSERT_YOUR_API_KEY_HERE</string>

If you entered a valid key, google maps should load the next time you run your application.