Todo.txt for Android – App Permissions

Brief explanation of the permissions requested by the Todo.txt for Android app

FULL ACCESS – Google Drive / Dropbox

Requires full access to your Google Drive / Dropbox account so that you can freely choose your todo.txt file’s location (and so that other apps can access it as well).

STORAGE – Photos / Media / Files

This permission is used to access local file storage. It is only requested when local file syncing is used. It is not used for Dropbox / Google Drive / No sync logins.

FULL NETWORK ACCESS

To sync tasks file with Dropbox and Google Drive.

VIEW NETWORK CONNECTIONS

To determine whether network connection is available before attempting syncing.

RUN AT STARTUP

Used for scheduling regular syncing. Only used if automatic background sync is enabled in settings.

PREVENT PHONE FROM SLEEPING

Used for showing notifications, and notification actions. Only used on pre-Oreo (Android 8.1) devices.