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<p>Contains the framework API classes that define Android location-based and
related services.</p>
<p class="warning">
<strong>This API is not the recommended method for accessing Android location.</strong><br>
<a href="{@docRoot}reference/com/google/android/gms/location/package-summary.html">Google Location Services API</a>,
part of Google Play services, is the preferred way to add location-awareness to
your app. It offers a simpler API, higher accuracy, low-power geofencing, and
more. If you are currently using the android.location API, you are strongly
encouraged to switch to the Google Location Services API as soon as
To learn more about the Google Location Services API, see the
<a href="{@docRoot}google/play-services/location.html">Location API overview</a>.