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Flashlight App Permissions

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by seanjoe, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. seanjoe

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    Hi everyone. I am about to download a flashlight app called Brightest Flashlight Free and when checking the permissions it says it needs Your Location network based and GPS based. Why would a flashlight app need this? It does have good reviews and a lot of downloads. It doesn't look malicious, but I want to get good at knowing permissions to help me identify bad apps from good ones. Thanks.
     

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    this sort of thing worries me too, i looked for an app that didnt require such crazy permissions
     
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