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    Google play app permissions

    Can anyone clarify what "This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation" actually means?

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    It's so you can use the camera straight from the posting section, without a popup saying "edugeek is requesting permission to access your devices camera" every single time.

    it's google's slightly ambiguous wording at play...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Domino View Post
    It's so you can use the camera straight from the posting section, without a popup saying "edugeek is requesting permission to access your devices camera" every single time.

    it's google's slightly ambiguous wording at play...
    That's what I thought. It sounds like it will randomly take photos though...

    Oh well, back to hatin' on the app based on reviews. [I was talking about 2Simple's EYFS app, not EduGeek. I love Edugeek.]

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    That's what I thought. It sounds like it will randomly take photos though...
    It isn't 'random'... it knows when you will be in the most compromising positions and only takes photos then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ric_ View Post
    It isn't 'random'... it knows when you will be in the most compromising positions and only takes photos then.
    Well, that's OK then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Well, that's OK then.
    A device policy will override and turn that off if you're worried.

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