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I am testing my Android application and trying to make sure all permissions (whether granted or denied) are handled correctly. I mistakenly clicked "Never ask again" on a permission and now it never asks me.

I have tried Settings - Apps - Reset App Preferences, but that didn't work.

How can I reset this so that the request permission dialog box comes up again for the permission?

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You need to manually allow the permission on that specific app to reset the request permission dialog.

  1. Open the App info (either by dragging from app launcher, or Settings - Apps - [app name])
  2. Select Permissions
  3. Enable the permission you denied with "never ask again"
  4. (Optional) Disable it again from here; note that by this time, your app will request the permission again when needed.
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You can also uninstall and reinstall.

The accepted answer is of course correct, but as an Android developer, you probably know how to adb uninstall <package> / adb install <apk> faster than navigating through settings.

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