How to Control Apps to access photos in iOS


The Apple iOS OS allows the users to control what apps can access the images and  the images and photos stored on their iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that can be via Privacy settings of the Smart device.

And if you want to adjust or control app access to photos on an iOS device, or you just want to see what apps could access your devices pictures and save in the on-device image library. For all of this you have to follow some of the basic steps

1. First of all You have to Open the Settings app in iOS and go to the “Privacy” section.

2. Now you have to Select the  “Photos” from the privacy settings list of the device.


It will show in the Privacy > Photos list which has been requested access to the photos on the iOS device. If the settings be next to the app name in the ON position, which means that apps can access photos and Camera Roll directly. The Apps might be the ability to create a Photo Album with the help of the Photos app. Only those apps which are currently stored on the device will be listed here.

Controlling Which Apps Can Access Photos in iOS

And If you want to prevent an app from access to your iPhone / iPad photos,  you have to flip the toggle to the OFF position. This will be prevents the access to images and also able to remove the ability for which the app has to save the images and pictures to the camera roll. Allowing access is done by  adjusting the switch to the ON position.

determine-apps-access-ios-photos For example, which might be includes the  photo editor apps such as iPhoto, Photoshop, Flickr, VSCO, and Snapseed, and also social sharing and social network apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Tinder – all these apps have genuine reasons to access the image and other pictures, which are stored on the iOS device.