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Locations permissions is being granted without being prompted

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Article ID: 189393

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Endpoint Protection Mobile

Issue/Introduction

You have your Privacy Control configured to not ask users for Locations permissions, but after enrolling a Samsung device, it appears Locations permissions is being granted. 

Cause

SEP Mobile integrates with Samsung Knox for additional service permissions. As detailed here. About Samsung Knox services permission for Android

Resolution

Locations permissions are auto-granted through Samsung Knox services for additional security purposes, therefore it cannot be turned off.