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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by tom_pop, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. tom_pop

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    Why do apps always seem to ask for so many permisions when downloading, i wanted to download a news reader but it wanted access to calls too. Is this normal?
     

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    Does it want access to make calls, or just to check the phone state? Many apps check phone state so they can tell when the phone is in use, or a call is coming in, so they can stop their activity during the call (or start an activity, if necessary).
     
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    That makes sence really, is there anything to always avoid?
     

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