WiiM Home App Permissions

Modified on Mon, 24 Oct 2022 at 07:08 PM

Background


WiiM Home App needs certain permissions to perform as expected. This article describes each permission, and how it is used by WiiM Home App. We care about your privacy concerns and please let us know if there are any questions on this with email - support@wiimhome.com.


iOS Devices


The App on the iOS devices needs three permissions during its device setup and normal use. You are prompted by a dialogue box whenever the App requests a new permission, which you can either allow or deny. It is necessary for you to grant the App the following permissions to use the App and WiiM devices successfully.


PermissionDescriptionWhen to use
Local Network  Local network access is required for your WiiM Home app to set up or connect with your WiiM products on your network.Always
Bluetooth   Bluetooth access is required for WiiM App to detect your nearby speakers and setup WiiM devices during the setup process. It is also required if you use Bluetooth on the WiiM devices and additional device troubleshooting when there's device discovery issue.Device setup, BT, troubleshooting
Location ServicesLocation access is required to detect your nearby products during setup and your mobile device’s WiFi network information. If you leave this disabled, you will not be able to set up your WiiM products.Device setup



Android Devices


The App on the Android devices needs the following permissions during its device setup and normal use. You are prompted by a dialogue box whenever the App requests a new permission, which you can either allow or deny. It is necessary for you to grant the App the following permissions to use the App and WiiM devices successfully.



PermissionDescriptionWhen to use
Approximate location (network-based)Location access is required for your WiiM Home app to set up or connect with your WiiM products on your network.Always
Bluetooth   Bluetooth access is required for WiiM App to detect your nearby speakers and setup WiiM devices during the setup process. It is also required if you use Bluetooth on the WiiM devices and additional device troubleshooting when there's device discovery issue.Device setup, BT, troubleshooting
Allow location accessLocation access is required to detect your nearby products during setup and your mobile device’s WiFi network information. If you leave this disabled, you will not be able to set up your WiiM products.Device setup
Prevent device from sleepingRequired when playing music files stored on the device.
Play music on phone
Allow Wi-Fi Multicast reception
Multicast is used for communication between WiiM home App and WiiM devicesAlways
View Wi-Fi connections
Used to determine which network WiiM device should be connected to.
Device setup
View network connections
Used to determine which network WiiM device should be connected to.
Device setup

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