Allow to display a GoogleMap like android popup to ask for user to enable location services if disabled.


Getting started

$ npm install react-native-android-location-enabler --save

Mostly automatic installation

$ react-native link react-native-android-location-enabler

Manual installation


  1. Open up android/app/src/main/java/[...]/
  • Add import com.heanoria.library.reactnative.locationenabler.RNAndroidLocationEnablerPackage; to the imports at the top of the file
  • Add new RNAndroidLocationEnablerPackage() to the list returned by the getPackages() method
  1. Append the following lines to android/settings.gradle:
    include ':react-native-android-location-enabler'
    project(':react-native-android-location-enabler').projectDir = new File(rootProject.projectDir, 	'../node_modules/react-native-android-location-enabler/android')
  2. Insert the following lines inside the dependencies block in android/app/build.gradle:
      compile project(':react-native-android-location-enabler')


import RNAndroidLocationEnabler from 'react-native-android-location-enabler';

RNAndroidLocationEnabler.promptForEnableLocationIfNeeded({interval: 10000, fastInterval: 5000})
  .then(data => {
    // The user has accepted to enable the location services
    // data can be :
    //  - "already-enabled" if the location services has been already enabled
    //  - "enabled" if user has clicked on OK button in the popup
  }).catch(err => {
    // The user has not accepted to enable the location services or something went wrong during the process
    // "err" : { "code" : "ERR00|ERR01|ERR02", "message" : "message"}
    // codes : 
    //  - ERR00 : The user has clicked on Cancel button in the popup
    //  - ERR01 : If the Settings change are unavailable
    //  - ERR02 : If the popup has failed to open