Returns the app’s authorization status for sharing data while in the background.
- iOS 7.0–13.0Deprecated
- macOS 10.9–10.15Deprecated
- Mac Catalyst 13.0–13.0Deprecated
- tvOS 9.0–13.0Deprecated
- watchOS 2.0–6.0Deprecated
- Core Bluetooth
A value that indicates whether the app has authorization to share data using Bluetooth services while in the background. For a list of possible values, see
The system manages the authorization status of a given app, and considers several factors. The user must explicitly authorize apps to share data using Bluetooth services while in the background state. The system automatically displays a request for user authorization when your app first attempts to use Bluetooth services to share data.
Calling this method doesn’t prompt the user for access. Instead, you use this method to detect restricted access and hide any affected UI features from the user.