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Android app using location when app isn't open
Long time fing user, but noticed this year my app started using the location permission, even after a fresh reboot when the app hasn't even been launched.
Why does this occur? How do I prevent it? I understand that fing needs location permission as Google considers this coarse location data these days, and I'd expect it to use this when I actively scan; however, when I haven't launched the app or its just in the background, I can't think of any reason aside from advertiser metrics that this is needed. Please enlighten me, or if it is just for ads, please allow us to turn it off. And no, if it comes down to a monthly subscription vs location - the answer is I'll move apps. A one time purchase is acceptable, but monthly not so much as the value proposition isn't there for me.