Android Runtime Permissions in API-23 suggest change

Runtime Permissions in API-23

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Introduction

Android Marshmallow introduced Runtime Permission model. Permissions are categorized into two categories i.e. Normal and Dangerous Permissions. where dangerous permissions are now granted by the user at run time.

Remarks

From sdk 23 Android requires runtime permissions for permissions on devices running Android 6.0 and higher, within what is classed as the Dangerous Permission Groups. Dangerous permission groups are one’s that are considered to compromise the user’s privacy and/or security.

The following is a list of Dangerous Permission Groups:

Dangerous Permission Groups

Permission Group

CALENDAR

CAMERA

CONTACTS

LOCATION

MICROPHONE

PHONE

SENSORS

SMS

STORAGE

Any permissions from these groups requires management of runtime permissions for devices on Android 6.0 and higher with a target sdk of 23 or higher.

Normal Permissions

The following is a list of normal permissions. These are not regarded as dangerous to the user’s privacy or security and so do not require runtime permissions for sdk 23 and higher.

ACCESS_LOCATION_EXTRA_COMMANDS

ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE

ACCESS_NOTIFICATION_POLICY

ACCESS_WIFI_STATE

BLUETOOTH

BLUETOOTH_ADMIN

BROADCAST_STICKY

CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE

CHANGE_WIFI_MULTICAST_STATE

CHANGE_WIFI_STATE

DISABLE_KEYGUARD

EXPAND_STATUS_BAR

GET_PACKAGE_SIZE

INSTALL_SHORTCUT

INTERNET

KILL_BACKGROUND_PROCESSES

MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS

NFC

READ_SYNC_SETTINGS

READ_SYNC_STATS

RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED

REORDER_TASKS

REQUEST_IGNORE_BATTERY_OPTIMIZATIONS

REQUEST_INSTALL_PACKAGES

SET_ALARM

SET_TIME_ZONE

SET_WALLPAPER

SET_WALLPAPER_HINTS

TRANSMIT_IR

UNINSTALL_SHORTCUT

USE_FINGERPRINT

VIBRATE

WAKE_LOCK

WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS

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