Samsung Galaxy Tab E (8.0) - Turn App Permissions On / Off

Note Notes:

  • Downloaded apps designed for Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and up only ask for permission the first time you use a feature rather than asking for permissions out of context.
  • Turning off certain permissions may result in basic features no longer working as intended.
  • Here's how to check what software version your device is running.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions only apply to the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Apps.
    Note For software version 7.1.1 or earlier, tap App manager (upper-right).
  3. Locate then select the appropriate app.
    Note If system apps aren't visible, tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right) > Show system apps.
  4. If available, tap Permissions (App settings section).
  5. Select available permissions (e.g., Camera, Contacts, Location, etc.) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note If prompted, review the message then tap CANCEL or DENY.
    Note The image below is an example.
    App permissions screen
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