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Why does DJI Go 4 need to access nearly my entire device?

shegeek72

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I'm installing the DJI Go 4 app on my Nexus 9 (Android) tablet and am wondering why it needs to access so many things on the device? I can understand wifi and location, but why phone, photos/media/files, camera, microphone, device ID & call information, etc. I'm wondering is someone in China monitoring my audio and camera? :rolleyes:
 
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beachcombing

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No one is monitoring your stuff.

It needs access to those things so that it can save the cached video and audio.
 

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When you are flying, the cached video is recording audio from your phone. Useful if you want to narrate your flight.
 
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I'm installing the DJI Go 4 app on my Nexus 9 (Android) tablet and am wondering why it needs to access so many things on the device? I can understand wifi and location, but why phone, photos/media/files, camera, microphone, device ID & call information, etc. I'm wondering is someone in China monitoring my audio and camera? :rolleyes:
You can bet on it
 

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I was also under the impression that Go suspended phone calls while flying. Does anyone know for sure if this is correct? I had always that that was the reason it needed access to your phone.
 

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I was also under the impression that Go suspended phone calls while flying. Does anyone know for sure if this is correct? I had always that that was the reason it needed access to your phone.
I think calls will still come through, but your caller won't take over the screen, so you can still safely fly.
 

beachcombing

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I was also under the impression that Go suspended phone calls while flying. Does anyone know for sure if this is correct? I had always that that was the reason it needed access to your phone.
This is not correct. Phone calls are not suspended.
 

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