After upgrading iOS 14, some apps are caught accessing clipboard data. Because of new security system in iOS 14, some apps including famous Chinese app, tik tok are accessing clipboard data without users’ acknowledgement.
Okay so TikTok is grabbing the contents of my clipboard every 1-3 keystrokes. iOS 14 is snitching on it with the new paste notification pic.twitter.com/OSXP43t5SZ— Jeremy Burge (@jeremyburge) June 24, 2020
People using iOS 14 beta realize those apps including Tik Tok. Tik Tok announces that they will fix this feature in coming weeks and will update in App Store.
Spokesperson from Tik Tok said that this feature is aimed to prevent Spams and will be removed in new version. There’s no clear evidence about Android accessing clipboard.
Apps accessing clipboard are not only Tik Tok but also includes popular apps like Accuweather, AliExpress, Patreon, Call of Duty Mobile & Google News.