ArcGIS Pro 3.3 API Reference Guide
ArcGIS.Desktop.Core.DeviceLocation Namespace / DeviceLocationService Class / IsDeviceConnected Method

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    IsDeviceConnected Method (DeviceLocationService)
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    Returns the connection status of the selected location source.
    public bool IsDeviceConnected()
    Public Function IsDeviceConnected() As Boolean

    Return Value

    returns true if CurrentSource is connected; false if no connected.
    Get Current Device Location Source and Properties
    bool isConnected = DeviceLocationService.Instance.IsDeviceConnected();
    var src = DeviceLocationService.Instance.GetSource();
    if (src is SerialPortDeviceLocationSource serialPortSrc)
      var port = serialPortSrc.ComPort;
      var antennaHeight = serialPortSrc.AntennaHeight;
      var dataBits = serialPortSrc.DataBits;
      var baudRate = serialPortSrc.BaudRate;
      var parity = serialPortSrc.Parity;
      var stopBits = serialPortSrc.StopBits;
      // retrieving spatial reference needs the MCT
      var sr = await QueuedTask.Run(() =>
        return serialPortSrc.GetSpatialReference();
    var dlProps = DeviceLocationService.Instance.GetProperties();
    var accuracy = dlProps.AccuracyThreshold;

    Target Platforms: Windows 11, Windows 10

    ArcGIS Pro version: 3 or higher.
    See Also