Why do apps need access to my personal contacts, my call history, etc.Support


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  1. chimpy

    chimpy Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Other than just being spyware or something?

    Lately I've been afraid to download a lot of apps for these reasons.

    I can't figure out why a game for example would need access to my contacts list, or a launcher have to look at my call history...
     

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  2. necosino

    necosino Well-Known Member

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    Call status = pause the game/music/etc while in calls

    Contact list and history? Most shouldn't need this. Use common sense, and if it seems amiss, don't do it unless you NEED the app.
     

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