DBS and POSB mBanking App Permissions Edit

These permissions group apply to both iOS and Android upon App installations. 

Permission Group Permissions description on request Where is it used
Device and App History
  • Read sensitive log data
  • Retrieve system internal slate
  • Read your web bookmarks and history
  • Retrieve running apps
Check crash logs
Location To find out the location of Branches and ATM's 
  • Recieve text message (SMS)
  • Read your text message (SMS or MMS)
  • Receive text message (MMS, like a picture or video message
  • Edit your text messages (SMS or MMS)
  • Receive text messages (WAP)

Recieve One Time Password (OTP) or during credit card activation

  • Directly call phone numbers; this may cost you money
  • Make calls without your intervention
  • Modify phone state
  • Reroute outgoing calls
  • Read call log
  • Write call log (example: call history)
To use the Get in Touch Service 
  • Read contents of USB storage (e.g. SD Card)
  • Modify or delete the contents of your USB Storage
  • Format external storage
  • Mount or unmount external storage

Check if App is already installed in the device, also to store and process the images captured by the Camera in the Quick Credit App.

  • Take pictures and videos
  • Record video
Enable use of the camera for the optical character recognition (OCR) feature within the Quick Credit App
Wifi Connection Information View wifi connections Check for network status to communicate with server
Device ID and Call Information Read phone status and identity This is used to subscribe to push notifications on Asian Insights