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Requesting permission for android using React Native

A great new way of requesting and checking for permission on android is no longer challenging.

Available in RN 33+

https://github.com/facebook/react-native/commit/0fb2ccfcc3e6babe28d7d1bcf4635ef2f9191eb1

Permissions you can request that will prompt a user:

this.PERMISSIONS = {
READ_CALENDAR: ‘android.permission.READ_CALENDAR’,
WRITE_CALENDAR: ‘android.permission.WRITE_CALENDAR’,
CAMERA: ‘android.permission.CAMERA’,
READ_CONTACTS: ‘android.permission.READ_CONTACTS’,
WRITE_CONTACTS: ‘android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS’,
GET_ACCOUNTS: ‘android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS’,
ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION: ‘android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION’,
ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION: ‘android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION’,
RECORD_AUDIO: ‘android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO’,
READ_PHONE_STATE: ‘android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE’,
CALL_PHONE: ‘android.permission.CALL_PHONE’,
READ_CALL_LOG: ‘android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG’,
WRITE_CALL_LOG: ‘android.permission.WRITE_CALL_LOG’,
ADD_VOICEMAIL: ‘com.android.voicemail.permission.ADD_VOICEMAIL’,
USE_SIP: ‘android.permission.USE_SIP’,
PROCESS_OUTGOING_CALLS: ‘android.permission.PROCESS_OUTGOING_CALLS’,
BODY_SENSORS: ‘android.permission.BODY_SENSORS’,
SEND_SMS: ‘android.permission.SEND_SMS’,
RECEIVE_SMS: ‘android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS’,
READ_SMS: ‘android.permission.READ_SMS’,
RECEIVE_WAP_PUSH: ‘android.permission.RECEIVE_WAP_PUSH’,
RECEIVE_MMS: ‘android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS’,
READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: ‘android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE’,
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: ‘android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE’,
};

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