1. hs k's Avatar
    Hi guys,

    I was just browsing for some games and I just accidentally saw the permissions list. I generally don't fiddle over such issues, but recently many apps or games require access to Dialer, Music+Video library, Photo Library etc.

    It is understandable for certain apps like Rapdialer requiring access to Dialer or Listen/ Music download app requiring access to Music+video and Instagram/facebook for photos. And finally location for ad-supported content.

    Why do some games require Dialer, Photos, Music+videos access? Isn't there a checkpoint when a developer submits an app manifest that checks for the permissions required?

    This is really irking me, considering that apps/games can request whatever permissions they want.

    Could you please explain this? (Why apps/games require more permissions than required?)

    Thanks!
    04-17-2014 08:52 AM
  2. hs k's Avatar
    No one? Oh well
    04-19-2014 11:32 PM
  3. Titaniumgiant's Avatar
    Good question. Hmm idk. Ask @benthepcguy on. Twitter. He may have insight
    04-19-2014 11:42 PM
  4. hs k's Avatar
    Good question. Hmm idk. Ask @benthepcguy on. Twitter. He may have insight
    Thanks! Will tweet him later.
    04-20-2014 12:33 AM

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