The word 'AirDroid' has popped up repeatedly in our forum, and careful note-takers that we are, we just had to try out it out for ourselves.
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AirDroid allows you to access and manage your Android phone or tablet from Windows, Mac or the Web, wirelessly, for free. Transfer files between your devices, and share files to your friends. Better focused: Calls, SMS, and the app ...Read more
AirDroid allows you to access and manage your Android phone or tablet from Windows, Mac or the Web, wirelessly, for free. Transfer files between your devices, and share files to your friends.
Better focused: Calls, SMS, and the app notifications you allowed, mirrored to the large computer screen you are focusing on. Better equipped: Type with full physical keyboard and control with a mouse. Transfer things faster without looking for a cable. Better equipments, better life. Better connected: Control your Android from computer and use any apps on computer, like WhatsApp, WeChat, and Line. (root required for some devices)
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Things you can do with AirDroid from PC/Mac client (www.airdroid.com): ✔ SMS: Send and receive individual or group messages. ✔ Files: Transfer files between Android and computer from any network. Share files and chat with friends. ✔ Notification Mirror: Mirror phone notifications from any allowed apps to computer. ★ Quick reply to mobile messages (WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram and Kik) from desktop clients. More apps will be supported in future releases. ✔ AirMirror (beta): Complete control of Android, and use any apps, like WhatsApp, WeChat and Line. (Root required)
Other things you can do with AirDroid Web (http://web.airdroid.com): - Contacts: View and edit all the contacts. - Photos: Transfer photos between Android and computer. - Music & Videos: Play and manage music & videos on Android and transfer them between Android and computer. - Ringtones: Set music as ringtone and export ringtones. - Screenshot: View the real time screen of Android devices, take static screenshots. (requires root) - Apps: Import and export .apk files. - Camera: See through the lens of both front and back cameras. - URL: Push url to Android and open it with default web browser. - Clipboard: Share clipboard content between Android and computer.
Allows application to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious applications may read your confidential messages.
Allows application to receive and process SMS messages. Malicious applications may monitor your messages or delete them without showing them to you.
edit SMS or MMS
Allows application to write to SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious applications may delete your messages.
send SMS messages
Allows application to send SMS messages. Malicious applications may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
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.
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.
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.
discover known accounts
Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
Allows the application to set the system wallpaper.
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.
restart other applications
Allows an application to forcibly restart other applications.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
modify global system settings
Allows an application to modify the systemʼs settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your systemʼs configuration.
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 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.
display system-level alerts
Allows an application to show system alert windows. Malicious applications can take over the entire screen of the phone.
control vibration alert
Allows the application to control the vibration alert.
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.
modify/delete SD card contents
Allows an application to write to the SD card.
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view Wi-Fi status
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise 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.
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.