How to enable/ disable the GPS (toggle-ON/ OFF) from Android App by calling intent from AlertDialog?

In this video it shows how one can toggle the GPS settings ON and OFF by calling the respective intent from the Android App.

It uses the ACTION_LOCATION_SOURCE_SETTINGS intent to open the respective settings to be toggled by the user.

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Complete source code:

package com.programmerworld.gpsswitchonandoff;

import static android.provider.Settings.ACTION_LOCATION_SOURCE_SETTINGS;

import androidx.appcompat.app.AlertDialog;
import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity;

import android.content.DialogInterface;
import android.content.Intent;
import android.location.LocationManager;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.TextView;

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

private TextView textView;
private LocationManager locationManager;


@Override
protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

textView = findViewById(R.id.textView);
locationManager = (LocationManager) getSystemService(LOCATION_SERVICE);
}

public void buttonCheckGPSStatus(View view){
if (locationManager.isProviderEnabled(LocationManager.GPS_PROVIDER)){
textView.setText("GPS is ON");
}
else {
textView.setText("GPS is OFF");
}
}


public void buttonSwitchONGPS(View view){
if (locationManager.isProviderEnabled(LocationManager.GPS_PROVIDER)){
textView.setText("GPS is ON");
}
else {
textView.setText("GPS is OFF");

AlertDialog.Builder alertDialogBuilder = new AlertDialog.Builder(this);
alertDialogBuilder.setMessage("GPS is disabled. Would you like to enable it?")
.setCancelable(true)
.setPositiveButton("Yes", new DialogInterface.OnClickListener() {
@Override
public void onClick(DialogInterface dialogInterface, int i) {
startActivity(new Intent(ACTION_LOCATION_SOURCE_SETTINGS));
}
})
.setNegativeButton("No", new DialogInterface.OnClickListener() {
@Override
public void onClick(DialogInterface dialogInterface, int i) {
dialogInterface.cancel();
}
});
AlertDialog alertDialog = alertDialogBuilder.create();
alertDialog.show();
}
}
}

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<androidx.constraintlayout.widget.ConstraintLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="match_parent"
tools:context=".MainActivity">

<TextView
android:id="@+id/textView"
android:layout_width="128dp"
android:layout_height="53dp"
android:text="Programmer World!"
android:textSize="20sp"
app:layout_constraintBottom_toBottomOf="parent"
app:layout_constraintHorizontal_bias="0.823"
app:layout_constraintLeft_toLeftOf="parent"
app:layout_constraintRight_toRightOf="parent"
app:layout_constraintTop_toTopOf="parent"
app:layout_constraintVertical_bias="0.103" />

<Button
android:id="@+id/button"
android:layout_width="wrap_content"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:layout_marginStart="16dp"
android:layout_marginTop="70dp"
android:onClick="buttonCheckGPSStatus"
android:text="Check GPS Status"
app:layout_constraintStart_toStartOf="parent"
app:layout_constraintTop_toTopOf="parent" />

<Button
android:id="@+id/button2"
android:layout_width="wrap_content"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:layout_marginStart="64dp"
android:layout_marginTop="111dp"
android:onClick="buttonSwitchONGPS"
android:text="Switch ON the GPS"
app:layout_constraintStart_toStartOf="parent"
app:layout_constraintTop_toBottomOf="@+id/textView" />

</androidx.constraintlayout.widget.ConstraintLayout>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
package="com.programmerworld.gpsswitchonandoff">

<application
android:allowBackup="true"
android:icon="@mipmap/ic_launcher"
android:label="@string/app_name"
android:roundIcon="@mipmap/ic_launcher_round"
android:supportsRtl="true"
android:theme="@style/Theme.GPSSwitchONAndOFF">
<activity
android:name=".MainActivity"
android:exported="true">
<intent-filter>
<action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />

<category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
</intent-filter>
</activity>
</application>

</manifest>

plugins {
id 'com.android.application'
}

android {
compileSdk 31

defaultConfig {
applicationId "com.programmerworld.gpsswitchonandoff"
minSdk 31
targetSdk 31
versionCode 1
versionName "1.0"

testInstrumentationRunner "androidx.test.runner.AndroidJUnitRunner"
}

buildTypes {
release {
minifyEnabled false
proguardFiles getDefaultProguardFile('proguard-android-optimize.txt'), 'proguard-rules.pro'
}
}
compileOptions {
sourceCompatibility JavaVersion.VERSION_1_8
targetCompatibility JavaVersion.VERSION_1_8
}
}

dependencies {

implementation 'androidx.appcompat:appcompat:1.4.1'
implementation 'com.google.android.material:material:1.5.0'
implementation 'androidx.constraintlayout:constraintlayout:2.1.3'
testImplementation 'junit:junit:4.13.2'
androidTestImplementation 'androidx.test.ext:junit:1.1.3'
androidTestImplementation 'androidx.test.espresso:espresso-core:3.4.0'
}

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