prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
display system-level alerts
Allows an application to show system alert windows. Malicious applications can take over the entire screen of the phone.
change your UI settings
Allows an application to change the current configuration, such as the locale or overall font size.
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.
mount and unmount filesystems
Allows the application to mount and unmount filesystems for removable storage.
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.
allow Wi-Fi Multicast reception
Allows an application to receive packets not directly addressed to your device. This can be useful when discovering services offered nearby. It uses more power than the non-multicast mode.