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Google Play services

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    The single most important app on Android, Google Play Services coordinates how all of your other installed apps update and interact with the Play Store. If you have an Android, you need this app.
  • Description

    Google Play services is used to update Google apps and apps from Google Play. This component provides core functionality like authentication to your Google services, synchronized contacts, access to all the latest user privacy settings, and ...Read more

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  • UPDATED ON:
  • GRÖSSE: Varies with device
  • INSTALLATIONS: 1,000,000,000 - 5,000,000,000
  • LATEST VERSION: Varies with device
  • ANDROID VERSION Varies with device
  • Permissions
  • YOUR ACCOUNTS
    • discover known accounts
      Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
    • use the authentication credentials of an account
      Allows an application to request authentication tokens.
    • act as an account authenticator
      Allows an application to use the account authenticator capabilities of the AccountManager, including creating accounts and getting and setting their passwords.
    • manage the accounts list
      Allows an application to perform operations like adding, and removing accounts and deleting their password.
  • NETWORK COMMUNICATION
    • full Internet access
      Allows an application to create network sockets.
    • view network state
      Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
    • view Wi-Fi state
      Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
    • create Bluetooth connections
      Allows an application to view configuration of the local Bluetooth phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
  • SYSTEM TOOLS
    • display system-level alerts
      Allows an application to show system alert windows. Malicious applications can take over the entire screen of the phone.
    • automatically start at boot
      Allows an application to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the application to slow down overall performance of the phone by constantly running.
    • read subscribed feeds
      Allows an application to get details about currently synced feeds.
    • write subscribed feeds
      Allows an application to modify your currently synced feeds. This could allow a malicious application to change your synced feeds.
    • send sticky broadcast
      Allows an application to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Malicious applications can make the phone slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.
    • read sync settings
      Allows an application to read the sync settings, such as whether sync is enabled for contacts.
    • modify global system settings
      Allows an application to modify the systemʼs settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your systemʼs configuration.
    • write sync settings
      Allows an application to modify the sync settings, such as whether sync is enabled for contacts.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • change Wi-Fi state
      Allows an application to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points, and to make changes to configured Wi-Fi networks.
    • bluetooth management
      Allows an application to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • retrieve running applications
      Allows application to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. May allow malicious applications to discover private information about other applications.
    • disable keylock
      Allows an application to disable the keylock and any associated password security. A legitimate example of this is the phone disabling the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enabling the keylock when the call is finished.
    • change network connectivity
      Allows an application to change the status of network connectivity.
    • read system log files
      Allows an application to read from the systemʼs various log files. This allows it to discover general information about what you are doing with the phone, but should not contain any personal or private information.
  • HARDWARE CONTROLS
    • control vibrator
      Allows the application to control the vibrator.
    • take pictures
      Allows application to take pictures with the camera. This allows the application at any time to collect images the camera is seeing.
    • record audio
      Allows application to access the audio record path.
  • PHONE CALLS
    • read phone state and identity
      Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to, ect.
    • modify phone state
      Allows the application to control the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can switch networks, turn the phone radio on and off and the like without ever notifying you.
  • YOUR MESSAGES
    • receive SMS
      Allows application to receive and process SMS messages. Malicious applications may monitor your messages or delete them without showing them to you.
    • read SMS or MMS
      Allows application to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious applications may read your confidential messages.
  • STORAGE
    • modify/delete SD card contents
      Allows an application to write to the SD card.
  • YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
    • read contact data
      Allows an application to read all of the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to send your data to other people.
    • write contact data
      Allows an application to modify the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to erase or modify your contact data.
  • YOUR LOCATION
    • coarse (network-based) location
      Access coarse location sources such as the cellular network database to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.
    • fine (GPS) location
      Access fine location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
  • PAID SERVICES.
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the application to call phone numbers without your intervention. Malicious applications may cause unexpected calls on your phone bill. Note that this does not allow the application to call emergency numbers.
  • OTHER
    • com.google.android.providers.gsf.permission.READ_GSERVICES
    • com.google.android.gms.permission.INTERNAL_BROADCAST
    • com.google.android.gms.permission.CHECKIN_NOW
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • android.permission.INTERACT_ACROSS_USERS
    • android.permission.RECOVERY
    • android.permission.READ_DREAM_STATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_DATA_ACTIVITY_CHANGE
    • com.android.vending.INTENT_VENDING_ONLY
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • com.google.android.providers.settings.permission.READ_GSETTINGS
    • com.google.android.providers.settings.permission.WRITE_GSETTINGS
    • android.permission.LOCATION_HARDWARE
    • android.permission.GET_APP_OPS_STATS
    • android.permission.UPDATE_APP_OPS_STATS
    • android.permission.CAPTURE_AUDIO_HOTWORD
    • com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox.permission.PAUSE_HOTWORD
    • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_SOCIAL_STREAM
    • android.permission.WRITE_SOCIAL_STREAM
    • com.google.android.hangouts.START_HANGOUT
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_CONDITIONS
    • android.permission.MANAGE_DEVICE_ADMINS
    • android.permission.MANAGE_USB
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH_PRIVILEGED
    • android.permission.CAPTURE_AUDIO_OUTPUT
    • android.permission.CAPTURE_VIDEO_OUTPUT
    • android.permission.CAPTURE_SECURE_VIDEO_OUTPUT
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • com.google.android.wearable.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.google.android.gms.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.google.android.gms.permission.BIND_NETWORK_TASK_SERVICE
    • com.google.android.gms.permission.GAMES_DEBUG_SETTINGS
    • com.google.android.gms.permission.ACTIVITY_RECOGNITION