Google Warns Android Developers To Justify Accessibility Services

Google Update: Warns Android Developers To Justify Accessibility Services:


Google Has Cautioned App Developers Not To Misuse Its Accessibility Services, That Are Designed For Users With Disabilities. Google Additional Warned That The Apps That Are Violating The Company’s Guidelines Will Be Removed From Play Store.


To Better Facilitate Users With Disabilities, Android Features A Set Of Accessibility Services That Developers Will Use To Enhance Their Applications.


“Google Is Possibly Cracking Down On Accessibility Services Use Because Of Security Reasons. Whereas Applications Like Lastpass Use The Obtainable Apis To Spot Password Fields In Alternative Apps, This Level Of Access Are Often Used Maliciously,” School Portal Android Police Reported On Monday.



Google Has Sent Associate Degree Email To Developers, Stating That “Unless Developers Will Describe However The App Properly Uses The Accessibility Services To Assist Users WHO Area Unit Disabled, It’ll Have To Be Compelled To Take Away All Requests For Accessibility Services Or It’ll Be Come Into Being Of The Play Store”, 9to5google Reportable.


Apps Like Lastpass, Universal Copy, Writing Board Actions, Cerberus, Tasker And Network Monitor Mini Use Accessibility Services.


The New Directive Might Have Major Ramifications For Many Apps, Particularly Those Supposed For Customisation Or Power Users.


“All Violations Area Unit Tracked . Serious Or Continual Violations Of Any Nature Can End In The Termination Of Your Developer Account, And Investigation And Doable Termination Of Connected Google Accounts,” Google Said.