PERMISSION DETAILS



When installing PicsArt, users are asked to provide permission for PicsArt to access your device. Types of permission requests differ for each platform. Here is the list and description of requests for permission for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Windows Store.


 IOS PERMISSION REQUESTS


Camera

Permission required to access your device's camera to be able to take photos and use camera brush while using PicsArt.


Photos

Permission required to access your device's external storage to be able to use PicsArt for taking, storing and retrieving pictures.


Location

Permission required to allow users to geotag their photos to find nearby users and photos.


Contacts

Permission required for setting PicsArt photos as device's contact images.


 ANDROID PERMISSION REQUESTS


In-app Purchases

Allows users to make purchases from within PicsArt, such as paid clipart images, frames, backgrounds, etc.


Identity

Allows users to log into and share from PicsArt via other accounts (Google login, Google Drive, etc.)


Photo/ Media/ Files

Permission grants access to your device's external storage, enabling PicsArt to take, store, and retrieve pictures.


Wi-Fi Connection Information

Permission grants PicsArt access to Wifi network. Internet connection is required to access the Picsart network, share photos, download packages, etc.


Install Shortcut

Permission allows to place a shortcut to PicsArt on your phone's Home Screen.


Read Google service configuration

Allows for better integration of PicsArt with Google Play.


Prevent device from sleeping

Allows PicsArt to prevent device or screen from sleeping or dimming while editing or drawing.


Camera/ Microphone

Grants PicsArt access to your device's camera to to take photos and use camera brush while in the app.


Set Wallpaper

Provides ability to set PicsArt photos as wallpaper.


Device ID

Allows PicsArt to analyze app usage for user experience improvement.


Contact

Allows PicsArt to use the contacts details for invitations.


 MICROSOFT PERMISSION REQUESTS


Camera

Permission required to access your device's camera to be able to take photos and use camera brush while using PicsArt.


Photos

Permission required to access your device's external storage to be able to use PicsArt for taking, storing and retrieving pictures.


Location

Permission required to allow users to geotag their photos to find nearby users and photos.


Network

Allows PicsArt to use internet connection to access PicsArt network, share photos, download packages, etc.


Web Browser Component

Permission required to open URL from PicsArt in device's web browser.