On new phone, getting asked to give access to Google Pinyin input

Not sure what this is used for. Do I need to grant this access?

Not needed, unless you are trying to learn Mandarin as

Pinyin is the Romanization of the Chinese characters based on their pronunciation. In Mandarin Chinese, the phrase “ Pin Yin ” literally translates into “spell sound.” In other words, spelling out Chinese phrases with letters from the English alphabet.”

  • Least anyone think that I wrote the provided description, I am fessing up that it is the results of a Google search on just the word ‘Pinyin’

Most likely this is coming from an app that’s pre-installed on your phone. Check out this article for instructions on how to uninstall it (assuming you’d like to of course) :smile_cat:

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