When you are going to be accessing the user's location by scanning for beacons you must check that your application has been allowed access. To this end the extension provides several helpers to check and request access to the required permissions.
On Android these permissions are listed through the manifest additions. On older
versions of Android these permissions are accepted when the user installs the application.
More modern versions (Marshmallow 6 [v23]+) require that you request the permissions
similar to iOS. You will still need to list them in your manifest and then follow the
same code below as for iOS, except that on Android you will be able to ask multiple times.
You should respect the
SHOULD_EXPLAIN status by displaying additional information to your
user about why you require this functionality.
On iOS the user must be asked at runtime, which you only get one chance to ask, after which you must direct the user to manually change the permissions in the settings.
The following code will work across both platforms
Without authorisation none of the beacon functionality will work, so make sure you have been
through this process and gotten a positive response from