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  Article updated: June 08, 2021

Set permissions for Hootsuite - Android

Enable the Hootsuite app to access other areas of your device like your notifications and location through the device Settings.

Enable location access for the Hootsuite app

  1. Select your Android device Settings app.
  2. Select Apps.
  3. Scroll to locate and then select the Hootsuite app. You will see a list of features that you can allow Hootsuite to access.
  4. Select Permissions.
  5. Select Location.
    app permissions highlighting Location permission
  6. Select Allow only while using the app or Allow all the time to be able to geotag (append your location to) posts you send from Hootsuite.
    Location permission options

Enable notifications for the Hootsuite app

  1. Select your Android device Settings app.
  2. Select Apps.
  3. Scroll to locate and then select the Hootsuite app. You will see a list of features that you can allow Hootsuite to access.
  4. Turn on Show notifications.
  5. Under Categories, you can select to show notifications for Messages needing approval, for Publishing Status Updates, and App icon badges.
    App notification screen