iOS 13 and Android Q Support

iOS 13

iOS 13 introduces a radical new change to location authorization. No longer will apps be able to immediately request “Always” authorization.

iOS 13’s initial location authorization dialog.
iOS 13 upgrade “provisional always” authorization to “full always” dialog.
iOS 13 location authorization demo
iOS 13 background-tracking warning.
Settings->Privacy->Location Services

Android Q

With version Q, Android now follows the pattern established by Apple back in iOS 11, requiring the location authorization dialog to offer bothAllow all the time” and “Allow only while using the app”:

Android Q location authorization
Android Q physical activity authorization
No exceptions, even for popular apps such as Life360.



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