Use the Permission Manager in Android 10

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Change or manage your app permissions in Android 10 with Permission manager from Apps & permissions via Settings.

Although not much has changed in visual representation, Android 10 now gives a little extra in the privacy area with the ability to allow permission only when the application is in use. In previous versions of Android, the options were either Allow or Deny. With the recent option addition, users now have a little more say over when certain apps have permission to access their data and device systems.

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In the following Visi article, we're going to cover how to access and change your device's application permissions. For this guide, we used a Google Pixel running Android 10.

How to View and Change app Permissions Android 10

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    Tap Settings from your home screen or app drawer.
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    Tap Apps & notifications.
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    Tap Advanced to expand the additional options.
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    Tap Permission manager.
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    Tap one of the permissions you wish to view or edit.
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    You can use the search function by tapping the search icon in the upper right corner.
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    Once on a permission, apps are listed under either; ALLOWED ALL THE TIME, or DENIED
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    Tap on one of the listed apps to view or change its associated permissions.
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    Select one of the three options; Allow all the time, Allow only while using the app, or Deny
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    Tap Deny anyway when the dialog box appears.
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    For the sake of your privacy and the proper functionality of your device, pay careful attention to the apps you allow and deny permissions for.
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    When viewing an app via the Permission manager, tap See all Maps permissions replace Maps with whatever app your working with).
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    On the app's permission screen, permissions are grouped under either Allowed or Denied.
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    To view which apps have permission only while in use, tap the vertical ellipse icon in the upper-right corner, then tap Show system.
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    In addition to seeing your system apps, ALLOWED ONLY WHEN IN USE is visible.
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If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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