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App permissions question

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Hey guys, just a general question

do third party apps always ask for permission or do some of them get all the permissions listed under 'permissions details' as soon as you download them. When i first got the facebook messenger app, in order to take photos it first asked for permission to use my. Are all apps required to do this?

B. Diddy

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Mar 9, 2012
Welcome to Android Central! Yes, on Marshmallow and above, the app has to ask for permission the first time it wants to use something like the camera.