Corporate mobile permissions policies may required that you add ability to prohibit camera to mobile apps. This is used to prevent access to the device camera and prevent unauthorized release of sensitive information. This Knowledge Base article describes how to block app permissions to camera and explains how to add it to a mobile app with a few clicks.
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When Prohibit Camera is enabled, The app cannot access the device camera. On Android, Prohibit Camera via Image Requests, disables the app from accessing images from external sources including the camera app and gallery. For more information on these types of controls, check out this blog.
Follow these step-by-step instructions to add Prohibit Camera to Any Mobile App.
The technology behind Build My App has two major elements – (1) a microservice architecture filled with 1000s of code sets needed for mobile integrations, and (2) an adaptive code generation engine that can recognize the development environment, frameworks and methods in each app and match the app to the relevant code-sets needed to add Prohibit Camera to the mobile app in seconds.
Congratulations! You now have a mobile app fully integrated with Prohibit Camera.
When “Prohibit Local Camera” is enabled, the app cannot access the camera on the mobile device. For more information on these types of controls, check out this KB article.
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After you have added Prohibit Camera to any Mobile App on Appdome, there are a few additional steps needed to complete your mobile integration project.
Appdome is a full featured mobile integration platform. Within Context™, Appdome users can brand the app, including adding a favicon to denote the new service added to the app.
For more information on the range of options available in Context™, please read this knowledge base article.
In order to deploy an Appdome-Built app, it must be signed. Signing iOS app and Signing an Android app are easy using Appdome. Alternatively, you can use Private Signing, download your unsigned app and sign locally using your own signing methods.
Once you have signed your Appdome-Built app, you can download to deploy it using your distribution method of choice. For more information on deploying your Appdome-Built apps, please read this knowledge base.
That is it – Enjoy Appdome with Prohibit Camera in your app!
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