FAQs related to app permissions on your Google Nexus 5


Original Post Date: Oct 04, 2016

Answers to some of your questions about application permissions

  • What are application permissions?

    Third party apps require your permission to access and run on your phone. You can download an app only if you accept these permissions.

  • What are some common application permissions?

    • Location
    • Access Contacts
    • Internet (allows access to internet connection)

  • Can I see what permissions an app needs before I download it?

    In Google Play Store, you'll see the list of permissions before you download the app.

  • What should I do if I'm not comfortable with an app permission?

    Try to find a similar app in the Google Play Store that does not require that permission.

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