Google improving controls for Android app permissions soon

Google Android privacy

People with iOS devices are no longer strange with popups that asking for permission when an app access to the device’s camera roll, gallery, contact as well as microphone.

However, this feature will be available in Android soon, according to Google. The company plans to give users more control over what information that apps can access, including photos, contacts and locations. This platform’s update is expected to be introduced at Google’s developer conference in June.

With this big update in the platform, Android users have more privacy controls, a greater level of controls and can limit what the apps will see.

Gartner says 81 percent of the global smartphone market in 2014 is Google’s Android, while Apple’s iOS takes 15 percent. So, this big move from Google make a lot of Android users feel exciting.