How to Find Out Which iPhone 5 Apps Have Access to Photos

A lot of the apps that you download to your iPhone 5 can interact with other apps on your device, such as the camera or calendar. Over time you may discover that you have granted access to some of these features for a lot of different apps, and you want to see which ones can access your photos.

Fortunately you can visit your Privacy menu and view which iPhone 5 apps have access to your photos. If there are some that you do not want to grant access to, you will be able to change remove their access.


View the Apps on Your iPhone 5 That Can Access Photos

The steps below will show you how to see the list of apps on your device that can access your photos. You will also be able to turn off access to any of these apps, if you so choose. Note that this can affect the way that the modified app performs on your iPhone 5.


Step 1: Touch the Settings icon on your Home screen.

open the settings menu



Step 2: Scroll down and select the Privacy option.

open the privacy menu



Step 3: Select the Photos option.

select the photos option



Step 4: The apps on this screen are the ones with access to your photos. You can touch the button to the right of an app to remove access to your photos.

apps with access to photos



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