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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Bluehyacinth, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. Bluehyacinth

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    oops just realised I posted this in the wrong place. I tried to delete but don't see how. Sorry.

    Hi,
    I'm a noob with smartphones and just bought a Star V1277 from hongkongeek. The phone is great except when I looked at the clock app it had loads of permissions that I don't think it needs:
    This app can access the following on your phone:
    - Your personal information (read contact data, read user defined dictionary, write contact data)
    - Services that cost you money (directly call phone numbers)
    - Your location (coarse (network based), location, fine (GPS) location
    - Network communication (control near field communication, Bluetooth connections, full internet acess)
    - Your accounts (use the authentication credentials of an account)
    - Storage (modify/delete SD card contents)
    - Phone Calls (read phone state and identity)
    - Hardware controls (change your audio settings)
    - System tools (bluetooth administration, change wi-fi state, change wimax state, change your ui settings, disable keylock, display system-level alerts, modify global system settings, mount and unmount filesystems, prevent phone from sleeping, retrieve rnning applications, write sync settings.

    Is this spyware?
    If so, what can I do about it? I can't uninstall this widget and it says I can 'stop' it but I would rather remove it from the device altogether. Is there a way to do this?
    Thanks.
     

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    Welcome to the forums :)

    Hopefully you can get the appropriate assistance for the issues you are having!

    Might I suggest posting here: Android Lounge - Android Forums

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    Hey there and welcome to Android Forums. :)

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