1. VoiceThread Docs
  2. Privacy and Security
  3. Privacy FAQ
  4. Mobile app permissions

Mobile app permissions

When using the VoiceThread app on iOS or Android, we may request the permission to access some services or features on your device.  iOS users may opt in or out of these individually, but Android users must accept access to all.


iOS Mobile App

  • Pictures & Videos: Uploading your images and videos into VoiceThread.
  • Camera: Recording video comments in VoiceThread.
  • Microphone: Recording audio comments in VoiceThread.
  • Location Services: Apple requires that location services be enabled if you want to upload images from your device into a mobile app.
  • Email functionality: Sharing a VoiceThread via email.
  • Text message functionality: Sharing a VoiceThread via SMS.
  • Device token: Notifying you of new comments on your VoiceThreads.

Android Mobile App

  • Network State: Establishing access to voicethread.com.
  • Wi-Fi State: Establishing access to voicethread.com.
  • Internet: Establishing access to voicethread.com.
  • Camera: Recording video comments in VoiceThread.
  • Microphone: Recording audio comments in VoiceThread.
  • External Storage (images and media files): Uploading your images and videos into VoiceThread.
  • Wake lock: Keeping your device from sleeping while a VoiceThread is playing.
  • Keyguard Disable: Keeping your device from sleeping while a VoiceThread is playing.
  • Identity: Notifying you of new comments on your VoiceThreads.

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