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Mobile Guidelines — Android

This topic addresses considerations when developing for an Android device:

Permissions

The OpenTok Android SDK uses following permissions:

You do not need to add these to your app manifest. The OpenTok Android SDK adds them automatically. However, if you use Android 21+, certain permissions require you to prompt the user.

Your app can remove any permissions requested by the OpenTok Android SDK that it does not use. See this post and this Android documentation. For example, this removes the android.permission.CAMERA permission:

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.CAMERA" tools:node="remove"/>

More information

For more information, see: