Android 11 follows in iOS's footsteps, heavily restricts background location access for apps

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  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Android 11 follows in iOS's footsteps, heavily restricts background location access for apps
    It'll be much harder to accidentally grant background access
    February 19, 2020
    https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/...estricts-background-location-access-for-apps/
    Google: Safer and More Transparent Access to User Location
    Location updates in Android 11
     
  2. trott3r

    trott3r Registered Member

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    Wonder if this will include Google apps like maps
     
  3. reasonablePrivacy

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    Better question: If this will include system apps or only user apps?
     
  4. trott3r

    trott3r Registered Member

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    Yes that would be a better way of putting it
     
  5. mood

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    Google announces new deadline for Android apps to request background location access
    November 18, 2020
    https://www.xda-developers.com/goog...d-apps-to-request-background-location-access/
     
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