Samsung Galaxy Tab A (10.5) - Turn App Permissions On / Off

Note Turning off certain permissions may result in basic features no longer working as intended.

To turn permissions on or off for installed apps:

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Apps (left pane).
  3. From the right pane, 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 ANYWAY.
    Note The image below is an example.
    App permissions screen