Waze takes pictures without permission

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Re: Waze takes pictures without permission

Postby gerben » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:28 pm

What kind of phone are you using? Does it have a hardware camera button that is pressed by the phone mount?
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Re: Re: Waze takes pictures without permission

Postby deeggo » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:01 am

xteejx wrote:I think I know what the OP means.
When scrolling around the map on my S2, randomly it seems, the app will make a click sound. It does sound like a camera shutter a bit, but I assure you it isn't taking photos.
Could be an in built screenshot function though?
Never did find out what it was...

Me too. I have had that for many Android versions and even on different phones. But for me, it has only been the shutter sound, never did I find an actual picture or screenshot has been taken.
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Waze takes pictures without permission

Postby maantje76 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:08 am

So the pictures are send to an external location :-) >:o
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Re: Waze takes pictures without permission

Postby mssusa » Sat Feb 02, 2013 10:18 am

I've had that with one old Android version, but I can't remember which. Sometimes when the map auto returns to current location or I pan in certain ways. But I couldn't put my finger on it.

However, the OP sees the camera view not just the sound. My guess is that it is a hardware button or some shortcut that accidentally activates the camera. The logs would show if Waze has anything to do with it. I just hope he doesn't forget to report back here :grin:

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