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Why does Firefox require SMS permissions?

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I use the beta release channel for android and the latest update requires SMS permissions but doesn't explain why. Will anyone tell me which "feature" this is for?

Isisombululo esikhethiwe

Hello,

You are absolutely right that SMS permissions should not be requested in Firefox. This was a mistake permission that slipped into the Beta release and wasn't intended. It will be removed in our next beta release sometime this week. Follow along in http://bugzil.la/728327.

Sorry for the confusion. Look for an update this week.

- Mozilla Mobile QA

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Hello,

You are absolutely right that SMS permissions should not be requested in Firefox. This was a mistake permission that slipped into the Beta release and wasn't intended. It will be removed in our next beta release sometime this week. Follow along in http://bugzil.la/728327.

Sorry for the confusion. Look for an update this week.

- Mozilla Mobile QA

Okulungisiwe ngu AaronMT