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Recently I have observed some of the apps (Photo editors) asking for permissions like 'creating bookmarks' at the time of installation from google play.

How can I disable a particular application from creating a bookmark on the home screen, like in disabling notifications on per app basis.

Thanks in advance

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The Play Store does have an option in its central settings for controlling whether shortcuts on your home screen are automatically created for apps when you install them:

Play Store settings

You can get here by opening the Play Store, pressing the Menu button on your phone (or the "three dots" menu icon if you don't have a hardware menu button) and select Settings, you should then see the "Auto-add widgets" setting that you can enable or disable.

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Thanks for the information. Learned a new thing. But the one which I am looking for is different. Some free apps create random bookmarks on the home screen for advertising. Is there a way to disable that permission specific to the app as in disabling the notification per app. – coder284 Apr 16 '13 at 11:38
In that case you might be interested in these previous questions: Is it possible to install an app and exclude some of its requested permissions? or Revoke App Permissions Without Root? – GAThrawn Apr 16 '13 at 12:15
Thanks for the reply. – coder284 Apr 16 '13 at 12:40

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