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.

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