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Question: Under settings then privacy such as photos why am I allowing the toggle to green and what does read or write only mean? On my iPhone 7 Plus

I just noticed that in my settings under privacy my photos and other such Apple apps are switched over to green which states read or write only and what does that mean


Settings>privacy>photos, etc,etc turn on but stated read and write only or I can choose don’t allow

I phone 7 plus

11.2.6 or whatever the latest update is my phones always updated

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'Read' means that the app can only view the photos in the Photos app, 'Write' means that it can save (i.e. write) photos to the Photos app (e.g. saving photos from photo editing apps to the Photos app) ; 'Read and Write' means it can do both.

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Mar 16, 2018 12:54 AM in response to Brookiemonster611 In response to Brookiemonster611

'Read' means that the app can only view the photos in the Photos app, 'Write' means that it can save (i.e. write) photos to the Photos app (e.g. saving photos from photo editing apps to the Photos app) ; 'Read and Write' means it can do both.

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Question: Under settings then privacy such as photos why am I allowing the toggle to green and what does read or write only mean? On my iPhone 7 Plus