Google has announced that Android 11 will add an important privacy feature to all devices spanning the Android 6 to Android 10 range. This feature, which will reach billions of users, resets the user permissions of unused applications after a certain period of time.
US-based technology giant Google announced that a new era has begun for billions of Android phones. According to the statements made by the company, devices using Android 6 and later versions will receive a new update as of December. This update will enable a feature with Android 11 to be used on many more smartphones.
With Android 11, Google introduced a feature that is important for user privacy. This feature was resetting all sensitive permissions granted to an app that hasn’t been used for several months. In this way, unused applications were made inaccessible to users’ data such as camera, location or call history. With the new decision taken by Google, this situation will cover most of the Android phones working in the world.
The update process will be completed in the first quarter of 2022
According to the statements made by Google, the update process, which will be sent to all devices using the Android 11 feature from Android 6 to Android 10 operating systems, will continue for several months. Google states that the entire process will be completed in the first quarter of 2022.