How to control app permission on android 8.1 Oreo

Do you want to change app permissions on android 8.1 Oreo devices? While install new apps in our devices, first of all give permission to access app in your device. By default enable/disable app permission in android 8.1/8.0 Oreo devices. In latest android 8.1 Oreo devices, you have two ways to control app permission on android 8.1 devices such as Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel, Nexus 6P/5X etc.

You will individually update app and change app permission settings using apps & notification settings in android 8.1 Oreo devices. Also see app permission by category or per-app basic and several specific app settings. Follow below given step by step process to change or control app permission on android 8.1 Oreo devices.

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How to control app permission on android 8.1/8.0 Oreo

There are two ways to change app permissions on android 8.1 Oreo devices. Let see one by one trick.

1st Method: Manage app permissions on android 8.1 Oreo using apps & notifications settings

Step 1: Go to settings in your Oreo devices

Android 8.1 Apps & notifications settings


Step 2: Tap on apps & notifications

App permissions under apps & notifications settings Oreo

Step 3: Tap on app permissions

Here you can see list of options for app permissions settings such as camera, contacts, location, SMS, storage, Microphone and more.

Step 4: Tap any option want to control app permission individually

How to control app permission on android 8.1 Oreo

Step 5: If selected Camera permission

Control app permission on android 8.1 Oreo

This camera permission is need in 21 different applications such as AR Stickers, Chrome, Dropbox, Drive, Duo, Gboard, Hangouts, Instagram, Maps, WhatsApp, Xender, Tez, YouTube and more. By default some apps enable app permissions and other disable. You can enable/disable app permission on your android 8.1 device using this setting.

2nd Method: Control app permission on android 8.1 Oreo

Step 1: Go to settings in Oreo device

Step 2: Tap on apps & notifications

Here you’ll see new android 8.1 Oreo feature called Recently opened apps. You can see last five recent opened apps list.

Recently opened apps settings in android 8.1 Oreo

Step 3: Tap on app want to disable permission under recently opened apps

App permission settings in android 8.1 Oreo

Step 4: Tap on permissions

You can see list of apps permission. By default enable app permission in android 8.1 device some of the options.

Step 5: Enable / disable app permissions

Step 6: Turn off toggle button of app you want

Disable app permission in android 8.1 Oreo

Step 7: Tap Deny Any way to disable app permission

After turn off app permissions that app restricted the app to access your Oreo devices features.

In advance app settings in android 8.1 Oreo, you can see Picture-in-picture mode, install unknown apps, modify system settings and display over other apps.

Do let us know whether you liked this tutorial control app permission on android 8.1 or not. Let us know what you think about our article in the below comment section. Read more about android 8.1 Oreo tips and tricks.

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