Permissions required by the AODocs Smartbar

When installing the AODocs Smartbar Chrome extension, end users are asked to grant permissions on their Google Account.

– All the permissions listed below are subject to change in future Smartbar versions, depending on the requirements for new features, technical changes or new Chrome APIs. When a new version of the Smartbar requires additional permissions, users will be prompted to authorize the new permissions before activating the new version.
– It is possible to enable Smartbar features in different Google services.
Learn more: Enable or disable the Smartbar authorization in Gmail

Note: If the AODocs Smartbar has been installed on the Google domain by a Google Workspace super admin, end users will still have to accept these permissions individually. The permissions can be reviewed in the Chrome extension menu.
Learn more: Deploy the AODocs Smartbar on your domain with Cloud Policies


The table below lists the permissions requested by the AODocs Smartbar and the reason why they are required:

The extension can add Smartbar features to your Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides and Google Drawings interfaces.

The extension can add Smartbar features in your Google Drive interface.  

The extension can add Smartbar features in your Google Mail interface.

Display notifications

The Smartbar can use the chrome.notifications API to create and show rich notifications to the user in the system tray.

Communicate with cooperating websites

AODocs web pages can connect to the extension (send messages to the extension and get answers from it).

The authorized web pages are:

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