You're ready to install Skype and start chatting when suddenly you’re asked to give your permission to a whole list of things. This might seem a bit troubling, after all it’s not easy to understand exactly what you’re giving permission for. Skype is designed to take full advantage of the hardware and software on your mobile device. For example, when you’re asked for permission to access your precise location, it’s only in case you ever want to share your location with one of your Skype contacts. All permissions are optional and require consent (you can continue using Skype without granting these permissions, but certain features may not be available). Here’s a list of all the mobile permissions and what they mean to you:
Photo library (iOS) / External Storage (Android)
Allow access to the calendar so that calls can be scheduled and added to your calendar.
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