# Required permissions
The following permissions are automatically merged into your applications manifest:
|INTERNET||Required to access the internet||Install-time||Yes|
|BLUETOOTH||Required to access the bluetooth adapter||Install-time||Yes|
|BLUETOOTH_ADMIN||Required to initiate bluetooth discovery||Install-time||Yes|
|ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION||Required to perform a bluetooth scan||Runtime||Yes|
|ACCESS_BACKGROUND_LOCATION||Required on Android 10+ to perform scanning in background||Runtime||Yes|
|ACTIVITY_RECOGNITION||Required to detect when the user transitions between activities (eg. walking to running)||Runtime||No|
|RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED||Required to restart the SDK automatically when device is rebooted||Install-time||Yes|
|FOREGROUND_SERVICE||Required for special use cases, where a foreground notification will be used to keep the app alive for a short period||Install-time||No|
# Request required permissions
Although most of the permissions are granted automatically by the system upon installation, a few of them must be explicitly requested from the user on runtime.
Please consult with us to prepare a proper onboarding process to receive as many permission grants as possible.
# Snippet for request permissions
Snippet from Request App Permissions:
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