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[App] [7.0+] Access Dots - iOS 14's camera/microphone access indicators for Android!

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By jagan2, Recognized Developer on 19th July 2020, 01:20 AM
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Hey Guys! Developer of Energy Bar/Ring/Notch here! Just done developing a cool little App which basically ports the iOS 14's indicators for camera and microphone access, to Android, all the way down to Android 7.0!

Did you know that once you grant access to your phone's camera or microphone to any third-party App, they can use it silently in the background?

And do you feel envious about the new iOS 14's privacy feature - shows an indicator whenever camera or microphone is accessed?


Presenting Access Dots for Android, supporting all the way down to Android 7.0!

Access Dots, adds the same iOS 14 style indicators (few pixels light up as a dot) to the top right (default) corner of your screen whenever any third-party App uses your phone's camera or microphone.

Configuring the App is as simple as enabling the Access Dots Accessibility Service. By default the App is configured to show iOS 14 style colored access dots - green for camera access, orange for microphone access. The App itself does NOT request for access to camera or microphone.


While it's free to change the Access Dots' color to whatever you want, consider making a donation to support the development and have access to few extra configurations like changing the 'size' of the dot or its location on the screen.

Alright, excited to try? ... It should be up on Play Store anytime now... I know, I know, I have been super excited myself that I made this heads up post for you guys! Will update as soon as it's live!

UDDATE:
Download now from Google Play Store! If you like the App, please leave a review on Play Store!


Note: Please make sure the App is whitelisted under any kind of optimization setting your device has, if the App is killed from background by the System, you may have to restart phone to get the Access Dots active again.
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19th July 2020, 01:54 AM |#2  
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Sounds cool and powerful!! Its necessary for a better privacy experience.
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Wow, this is so cool. Thank you for making this. Can't wait to try it.
19th July 2020, 05:35 PM |#4  
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Sounds cool and powerful!! Its necessary for a better privacy experience.

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Wow, this is so cool. Thank you for making this. Can't wait to try it.

Yes! Will update as soon as it's published!

Here is a .gif of Access Dots in action on Instagram App:


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20th July 2020, 12:21 AM |#5  
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Can't wait to try this cool stuff.
20th July 2020, 08:31 AM |#6  
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Great!
20th July 2020, 08:33 AM |#7  
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It would be amazing to have a little circle around the camera holes.

But it's an amazing app, can't wait for the Play Store link !
20th July 2020, 08:33 AM |#8  
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Will the app also show witch app accessed the camera and when?
20th July 2020, 09:07 AM |#9  
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is it possible to do it with the help of notification led instead of showing it on screen?
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20th July 2020, 09:46 AM |#10  
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Sadly a nessesary tool while so many apps take hidden access to cam or mic...
well done, a great idea that tool!!
A LED as alternative sign only single phones would have a benefit, except a OP7pro which has Horizon Light instead of, or similar phones
So your dots are the best choice as sinal or indicator 👍🏼

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Amazing! Just amazing! Is there any way this is getting open sourced and put on F-Droid?
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