Google is actively removing functionality from Android. Starting January 9, 2019 user apps are no longer allowed to request permission:
- to access call logs
- and to send SMS messages
Bubble Cloud uses call logs to auto-populate your contact-clouds with people you recently contacted. You can also send SMS messages from the Wear Contacts Cloud on your watch:
Earlier my app was able to ask for your permission to do these, but with Google’s new policy it is not even allowed for apps (which are available in the Play Store) to ask for these permissions.