With this function you can request a specific permission. You supply the permission to request as a string using the format "android.permission.<permission>", so to request the RECORD_AUDIO permission (for example) you would call
The function will return trigger a System Asynchronous Event where the built in async_load DS map will contain the following key/value pairs:
- "type": This is the event type that was triggered and the value will be the string "permission_request_result".
- "<permission>": This will the permission requested by the function as a string, which will contain one of the following constants:
Constant Description os_permission_granted This indicates that the permission has been granted os_permission_denied This indicates that the permission has not been granted
It is worth noting that the following permission are supported natively by GameMaker Studio 2, but are considered "dangerous" by Google and as such they must be explicitly requested (note too that some permissions can be requested using the Android Game Options without the need for this function):
For more information on app permissions, please see the Android Documentation.IMPORTANT! This function is for the Android and Amazon Fire targets only.
|permission||The permission to request (a string)|
if os_type == os_android
if os_check_permission("android.permission.INTERNET") == os_permission_denied
The above code checks the OS type and if is Android, it performs a check on the permissions and if the "INTERNET" permission has not yet been granted, it requests it.