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  1. cmh

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    about dingtone accessing my bfs address book in his mobile should he and i uninstall dingtone to be on the safe side ?
     

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    What kind of app is dingtone? I'm not finding it in the play store. It's going to depend on what the app does to know if it access the address book is a concern.
     
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    an app like viber where u can call and text for free someone told they saw a review by a person that they can access your address book for money?? should just have him uninstall it cus we viber anyway and viber is safe
     
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    Dingtone is available in the play store. It's got 100k-500k installs and decent reviews so if it were doing something nefarious with your information I think it would be known pretty quickly.

    That said, taken from the Dingtone Privacy statement:

    Read the entire policy.

    If that concerns you, then you may want to uninstall it and use an alternative.
     
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    I explained why the app needs access to your Contact list in your other thread here.

    The app is available in the Play Store and has over 4000 ratings, the vast majority 3-star or above. I'd say that makes it pretty safe. :)
     
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    thank u everyone :) tc
     

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