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Bluetooth Scanning Won't Require Location Permission In Android 12 - Thanks To COVID-19 Tracing

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

In Android 12, apps that need Bluetooth Scanning won't need to ask for location permissions. And this is actually a feature that came from the COVID-19 tracing apps that launched last year - at the height of the pandemic.
With the COVID-19 tracing apps, Google introduced an exemption that would allow apps to scan for Bluetooth, without needing to ask for permission to track your location. And now that is coming out to all of Android 12.
Basically, what this boils down to is, the fact that there will be less apps that need to ask for location permission. As it can simply ask for permission...
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