Android users can currently only either refuse or agree to the general access to their phone's microphone and camera, without the option of fine-tuning the settings. There's no way, for example, to only grant access when the app is actively being used.
Still, it's always worth checking the smartphone's settings menu to review the current permissions (Android 6 and above). Under "Applications", then "Applications Manager" you can grant or restrict access rights to apps.
Additional details on the release of the forthcoming Android 9, or Android P, are expected in May at Google's developer conference I/O. — dpa
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