Seïfane Idouchach Seïfane Idouchach - 1 year ago 63
Android Question

Add Google Maps API V2 in a fragment

I'm trying to show the map from the Google Maps API V2 in fragment. I tried with the SupportMapFragment, but I can't get the expected output.
Also I'm a beginner on this platform! What I really want is just a way to put a map from the Google Maps API V2 for Android in a fragment. Please share your ideas and references.

Thanks in Advance !

Answer Source

Use SupportMapFragment instead of MapFragment and use getActivity()

This is a basic example using SupportMapFragment:

public class MainActivity extends ActionBarActivity implements OnMapReadyCallback{

    private SupportMapFragment map;

    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        map = (SupportMapFragment) getSupportFragmentManager().findFragmentById(;
        map.getMapAsync(this);//remember getMap() is deprecated!      

    public void onMapReady(GoogleMap map) {
                    new LatLng(47.17, 27.5699), 16));      
            map.addMarker(new MarkerOptions()               .icon(BitmapDescriptorFactory.fromResource(R.drawable.ic_launcher)).anchor(0.0f, 1.0f) // Anchors the marker on the bottom left
                    .position(new LatLng(47.17, 27.5699))); //Iasi, Romania

and change the reference in your layout:

        class="" />