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Why does the Android-SDK require permission CHANGE_WIFI_STATE?
Martin L.
Join Date: 9 Dec 14
Posts: 10
Posted: Wed, 2016-01-27 12:07

Hi there,

I'm wondering why the AllPlay-protocol requires the permission 

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE" />

inside its manifest-file?

Can this be safely removed if none of the UI if the SDK is used?
I cannot detect any direct error if this permission has been removed via:



Looking forward to your results.


Kind regards,

Martin L., AirAudio

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daniel.tai Moderator
Join Date: 19 Oct 15
Location: San Jose
Posts: 32
Posted: Wed, 2016-01-27 18:55

Hi Martin,

You may safely remove CHANGE_WIFI_STATE.  This was inherited from the Controller SDK, which allows you to switch to AllPlay speaker AP for onboarding to home network.  This permission is not used in Click SDK.



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Join Date: 29 Dec 15
Posts: 1
Posted: Thu, 2016-01-28 01:13

Thanks Daniel for the quick & clear feedback, I have removed the permission via the mentioned command.
Other users may do the same if they'd like to remove the additional permission.

Best regards,

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