CNN connects you to the world -- wherever you are. Passionate about the presidential election? CNN is the number 1 source for political news. Stay on top of the 2016 election stories you need to know. The CNN Politics team is working around ...Read more
CNN connects you to the world -- wherever you are.
Passionate about the presidential election? CNN is the number 1 source for political news. Stay on top of the 2016 election stories you need to know. The CNN Politics team is working around the clock to bring you an election center that you can fit in your pocket.
Download the CNN app for live CNN coverage of presidential debates. Go inside the campaigns, from Clinton to Trump. Follow live updates and full results on primary nights for a focused view into America’s choice.
More interested in non-election news? Don’t worry — your CNN app is also your portal to the latest breaking news from around the globe. Even before opening your app, breaking news alerts give you the urgent notifications you need throughout your day. Open the app to scan the world’s top headlines. Explore CNN’s articles, video and interactive featured stories.
Quickly catch up on International, Opinions, Entertainment and other CNN coverage. Watch CNN TV live on your device. CNN now supports Chromecast and features the latest in breaking CNN 360 video.
Sync your Android watch and receive breaking news and top stories on your wearable device (available on select Samsung Gear and Android Wear devices).
Certain functions that add to your experience in the apps may require your permission. Accepting permissions can enhance some features of your app such as weather forecasts and the ability to share stories with your social networks. The CNN App may also ask your permission for “phone calls” to allow you to call CNN regarding story ideas or general feedback. CNN respects your privacy and would never misuse your personal information.
Have questions or feedback on the CNN app? E-mail us at Android@cnn.com. We are always looking for suggestions on how to provide the best experience possible for you.
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UPDATED ON: Apr 21, 2016
SIZE Varies with device
INSTALLATIONS: 10,000,000 - 50,000,000
LATEST VERSION: Varies with device
ANDROID VERSIONVaries with device
Allows application to take pictures with the camera. This allows the application at any time to collect images the camera is seeing.
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 status
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
modify/delete SD card contents
Allows an application to write to the SD card.
approximate (network-based) location
Access 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.
discover known accounts
Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
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.
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.