Your APK or Android App Bundle is using permissions that require a privacy policy

If you are seeing the following message after uploading your Android app build, it is because your app setup is incomplete within the Google Play Store.

“Your APK or Android App Bundle is using permissions that require a privacy policy: (android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO)”

To resolve this, please do the following:

  • Login to the Google Play Console.
  • Navigate to your app.
  • In the left side bar navigate to Policy -> App Content.
  • Locate Privacy Policy and click on “start”.
  • Add your privacy policy link here, and hit save.

Upload your Android App Bundle (.aab file) again.