Reply to post: Re: Almost every app I consider for installation

Why does an Android keyboard need to see your camera and log files – and why does it phone home to China?

Adam 1 Silver badge

Re: Almost every app I consider for installation

Android 6 permissions model works differently. You don't grant any permissions* until the app tries to use that feature (basically the same as iOS). You can also retrospectively revoke permissions even on legacy apps (which may cause them to crash, but my personal experience is that most of my apps survived the denial of things that are not functionally related to the app's purpose)

* admittedly that's Google's version of any, meaning it can still do network etc.

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