Is there a way to create a specific shortcut for an app that would open it with limited permissions that I specify?

For example, I want to create a shortcut to open Snapchat (an app which uses location a lot) with location permission denied, but if I opened it with the normal shortcut, it would open it with the normal permissions I've given it in settings. Currently, the only options I see are manually enabling and disabling location or battery saver, or turning off location access for Snapchat through settings. But both of these take more time than I'd like!

I tried looking through the settings menus and play store but couldn't find anything to do this. Is it possible?

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    Not natively. And not with any app on Playstore that I know of. There is, however, an app provided by "Backes SRT". That would of course require you trust them enough, as the app enabling that feature requires a lot of permissions itself (to handle the permissions for "caged apps"). IIRC, SRT AppGuard was the one. You could then create a shortcut to the caged app, and another one to the original app. In case I picked the wrong app, here are the others (UserControl sounds like it). – Izzy Jun 25 '17 at 22:17
  • Let us know your success then :) – Izzy Jun 26 '17 at 11:27

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