Contact Sharing features in Android is being misused by many Loan shark apps or Digital Loan apps for harassing the contact person of the borrower for recovery of dues. These digital apps are sending the message or calling the person in the borrower contact list as and when the EMI of the loan gets due. It is some type of harassment for those who are not at all related.
We have provided the step by step process to disable the contact sharing with any of the third party or Loan apps. The permission are granted to these apps by the user himself.
Disable Contact Sharing on Android – Follow steps :
Note : The steps may vary from one device to another.
All the phones which have Android OS (Operating System), you can follow these steps-
- Go to Settings.
- Scroll down, and click on “Applications” or “App Management”
- Then, click on “Application Manager” or ‘App Permission’
- Choose the App.
- Go to “Permissions”.
- Choose ‘Contacts’
- You can now enable and disable the permissions as per your desire.
For Apple, which has iOS Operating System, you can go to- How to Turn off Contact Sharing on iPhone ?