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Pic upload problem, asking to activate microphone

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posted on Jun, 18 2017 @ 08:49 PM
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I just tried to upload a pic from android firefox.

It wouldn't upload and a pop up permissions window asked for permission to activate the microphone.

I naturally denied it and can no longer upload pictures.

Does anyone know what this is about?

Is this just a firefox issue?

Thanks

edit on 6 by Mandroid7 because: added2




posted on Jun, 18 2017 @ 09:03 PM
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I've never used Firefox on Android, so I'm not familiar with how it handles permission requests. Maybe it requests storage and microphone permissions together? Bad design if it does, but that's the only thing I can think of. A website can't ask for device permissions by itself on Android.

Try chrome.



posted on Jun, 18 2017 @ 09:12 PM
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a reply to: AdmireTheDistance

Yeah, this is odd, I don't get this issue on the pc.

I've started to notice firefox acting like google lately, trying to harvest cell phone numbers as well.



posted on Jun, 18 2017 @ 10:51 PM
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Confirmed, it is only on firefox for Android.



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