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Explorer
Posts: 12,771

Re: Location services for connecting to an app?

BTW:
The world isn't flat
Those aren't Chemtrails
Nobody is coming for your guns
The government isn't spying on you
Vaccines are good and necessary
Trump is a lying Con-Man
Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Location services for connecting to an app?

How do these other apps connect to their cameras? If they use something like Bluetooth instead of WiFi, you wouldn't get a location permission prompt.

If they use WiFi, it's possible that it's doing it by "direct WiFi" or connecting to a specific SSID without scanning. The location permission only comes in when an app is attempting to scan for wireless networks. If the app uses WiFi direct or connects to an expected SSID without scanning, it may be able to dodge the location requirement (I think, I haven't looked into this particular area much).
Hiker
Posts: 24

Re: Location services for connecting to an app?


@danielr15 wrote:
BTW:
The world isn't flat - Correct  _  2 points
Those aren't Chemtrails - Context _ 0 points
Nobody is coming for your guns - Beto  _ -2 points
The government isn't spying on you- Seriously? _ -10 points
Vaccines are good and necessary - Correct _ +5 points
Trump is a lying Con-Man - Captain Obvious _ +5 points

Total score 0
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