PositionSource Enum

Definition

Indicates the source used to obtain a Geocoordinate.

public enum class PositionSource
/// [Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, 65536)]
enum PositionSource
[Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(typeof(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract), 65536)]
public enum PositionSource
var value = Windows.Devices.Geolocation.PositionSource.cellular
Public Enum PositionSource
Inheritance
PositionSource
Attributes

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced in 10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v1.0)
App capabilities
location ID_CAP_LOCATION [Windows Phone]

Fields

Cellular 0

The position was obtained from cellular network data.

Default 5

(Starting with Windows 10, version 1607.) The position was obtained from the user's manually-set location.

IPAddress 3

(Starting with Windows 8.1.) The position was obtained from an IP address.

Obfuscated 6

(Starting with Windows 10, version 1607.) The position was obtained via the coarse location feature and was therefore intentionally made inaccurate to a degree.

Satellite 1

The position was obtained from satellite data.

Unknown 4

(Starting with Windows 8.1.) The position was obtained from an unknown source.

WiFi 2

The position was obtained from Wi-Fi network data.

Remarks

Version history

Windows version SDK version Value added
1607 14393 Default
1607 14393 Obfuscated

Applies to