In order to use RBC Mobile you must accept a list of permissions which will give you access to a range of services.
The following table lists the permissions, their descriptions and why access is required. Please note that the presentation of this list of permissions and which items appear will differ depending on your device model, platform and OS version.
|Permission||Why RBC Mobile Needs Access|
|SMS – Read your text messages (SMS or MMS), receive, send text messages (SMS).||Used to allow you to send and receive Interac e-Transfers via text message|
|Your Location – Approximate location (network-based), precise location (GPS and network-based)||Used by Maps for the Find Us service|
|Phone Calls – Directly call phone numbers, read phone status and identity||Used to enable click-to-call under Contact Us|
|Storage – Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage, read the contents of your USB storage||Used by Maps to cache map data|
|Camera – Access viewfinder||Used by Mobile Cheque Deposit feature|
|Network Communication – Full network access, view Wi-Fi connections, view network connections||Used for communication with RBC Mobile servers|
|Your Social Information – read call log, read your contacts||Used to add Interac e-Transfer recipients using your device contact list|
|Device Access – Prevent phone from sleeping, phone vibration||Vibration is used by RBC Alerts when push notifications are received|
|Compass – Allow RBC Mobile to access compass to better locate your position and orientation.||Used by RBC Mobile to show nearby ATM and branch locations|
|Siri – Allows relevant RBC Mobile data to be sent to Apple to help process your request||Lets Siri for RBC Mobile help you to send money to anyone set up in your RBC recipients list|