I am currently making an app for my final career project, and I am trying to combine the layer of Google Maps and WMS layer that displays a map from a WMS server, helping me with ArcGis SDK for Android,

The MapView object of the ArcGIS API for Android allows you to add WMS layers (with the object WMSLayer), while Google Maps Android API v2 does not allow it, and I can't find a way of combining these layers.

Someone could tell me if this is possible?

  • The question title seems to be answered in the question. The answer to the question title, as noted in the question is I think "No" ~ developers.google.com/maps/documentation/android/intro tells us that ~ With the Google Maps Android API, you can add maps based on Google Maps data to your application. – nmtoken Apr 19 '14 at 13:36
  • Ok thanks nmtoken, now I know it, i will use only wms layers because i need to show some information that google maps doesn't have, – davidmt Apr 19 '14 at 16:03

It is possible to extend google maps API functionality to support WMS Tile Layers. All you have to do is compute the bounding box in EPSG:3857 before and add that as parameter to the request extending google's TileLayer capabilities.

Here is a nice source for doing that: http://www.azavea.com/blogs/labs/2013/01/wms-on-android/


yes you can Implement Using a Google Maps Android API v2, TileLayer please go through with this code it might help you : https://github.com/akshay-shetty/wms_service/tree/master

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