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Old March 16th, 2014, 04:27 PM   #104 (permalink)
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Portsider,

What is the app ops app?

My impression is the battery life shows a definite improvement.

Rgs. App ops is an app that lets you take each app and disable individual permissions that each app asks you for. Example say some flashlight app requests permission to access your contacts, as well as your sms. why the heck would a flashlight app need those permissions? (hypothetical here ). App ops allows you to disable these individual permissions. Google removed this app from the playstore after a very short time there. Supposedly, the Kitkat update was going to render the app useless anyway. I went to the internet to find an apk of the app to sideload onto my One ofter the 4.3 update. worked fine. once I downloaded 4.4.2, as mentioned, app ops was unaffected by the new firmware. Apparently, google wasnt too crazy about its customers having this abibility. Also, I certainly wouldnt tinker with any system apps at all. But as far as all of the downloaded apps Ive used it on, everything seems to be running fine. Thanks for the reply.
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