Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
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.
write access point name settings
Allows an application to modify the APN settings, such as Proxy and Port of any APN.
change your UI settings
Allows an application to change the current configuration, such as the locale or overall font size.
read sync statistics
Allows an application to read the sync stats; e.g., the history of syncs that have occurred.
mount and unmount filesystems
Allows the application to mount and unmount filesystems for removable storage.
Allows an application to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
read sync settings
Allows an application to read the sync settings, such as whether sync is enabled for contacts.
write sync settings
Allows an application to modify the sync settings, such as whether sync is enabled for contacts.
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.
change network connectivity
Allows an application to change the status of network connectivity.
modify global system settings
Allows an application to modify the systemʼs settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your systemʼs configuration.
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.
expand/collapse status bar
Allows application to expand or collapse the status bar.
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.
display system-level alerts
Allows an application to show system alert windows. Malicious applications can take over the entire screen of the phone.
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.
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.
Allows the application to control the vibrator.
Allows application to take pictures with the camera. This allows the application at any time to collect images the camera is seeing.
Allows the application to control the flashlight.
Allows the application to control various peripherals for the purpose of hardware testing.
change your audio settings
Allows application to modify global audio settings such as volume and routing.
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.
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.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
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.