A new feature may have arrived on Android devices 2 – 3 years ago, as Apple expects any technology to mature. But he knows no rivals when it comes to privacy.
In this context, on Google, privacy has been much more prominent since the Android 10 version. Developers studying the Android 12 Beta have discovered a feature that brings iOS 14 to mind.
Android 12 will warn about camera and microphone
Google’s new operating system will allow you to track the movements of apps that access the Android 12 camera and microphone. For example, after entering WhatsApp, the device will let you know in different colors that this app will use the camera or microphone. This innovation that Google is testing; It is the same as iOS 14 in terms of design and usage.
Currently, iPhone and iPad users receive orange and green notifications in the upper left corner of the screen when an app uses the microphone or camera. These notifications are the simplest indicators that show that app’s access to the audio and camera on your phone.
If you have allowed an app to access a camera or microphone, you don’t need to take any action. However, if an app has accessed your camera/microphone settings when you don’t allow it, you can take immediate action with notifications on the screen.
This function offered by Apple will soon start to appear on Android phones as well. It will even have exactly the same colors and abilities as iOS 14. And what do the orange and green colors on these symbols mean!.!.!
If you see an orange color in the upper left corner of the phone, this is the sign that an app is using the microphone. A green color is a color that indicates camera access. If you tap these icons, you will see the full permissions of the applications. It will also be up to you to manually manage app permissions according to your preference.
Currently tested on Google Pixel phones, this feature is expected to be available in the stable version if there are no mishaps. However, the new privacy setting is currently in the testing phase and is likely to disappear in the official version. In this context, the decision will still be in Google’s hands.