The geolocation plugin provides information about the device's current location that can be retrieved via Global Positioning System (GPS), network signals, and GSM/CDMA cell IDs. Note that there is no guarantee that the API returns the device's actual location.

In order to use the geolocation plugin in our Apache Cordova project, we need to use the following cordova plugin add command:

> cordova plugin add


In order to access the geolocation demo, you can click on the Geolocation list item. You will be introduced to the Geolocation page. You can click on the Get Current Position button in order to get your device's current position, as shown in the following screenshot: ...

Get JavaScript Mobile Application Development now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.