WhatsApp alternatives are a dime a dozen, but only a few are actually useful when put to practice. Vippie Free Calls & Messages is a very ...Read more
Vippie is a must have app. Vippie allows you to make free calls with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as well as send free messages worldwide to other Vippie members. This messenger also lets you make cheap calls internationally at very ...Read more
Vippie is a must have app. Vippie allows you to make free calls with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as well as send free messages worldwide to other Vippie members. This messenger also lets you make cheap calls internationally at very attractive rates.
You can check Vippie’s reviews on NY Times, AndroidPIT, Appszoom, Coolsmartphone, Appbrain, Best10Apps and many others.
“Vippie is a fresh mobile app for free communication between users... This is interesting because Vippie is on its way to become fully cross-platform and this means there won't be any OS-like barrier to call your friends for free.” - Emmanuel Lund, appszoom.com
*Vippie is a free download messenger with no ads. VoIP saves money by routing phone calls over the internet - not your cellular network! WiFi or 3G is all you need.
#NEW: GET FREE MINUTES TO TEST VIPPIE! It is quick and easy, find out how: www.ivippie.com/how-to-make-free-calls-to-any-number-all-over-the-world/
More options: - Android, iPhone, BlackBerry (PC and Windows Phone coming soon...) - worldwide free calls & free messages between Vippie’s users - cheap calls to non-Vippie numbers internationally (China $0,011/min, India $0,016/min, U.K. $0,01/min) - high quality video calling and HD voice - sending all attachments: audio, video, photo - create group conferences (audio) - make separate calls at the same time with call waiting - push messages and free message delivery confirmation - transfer your conversations with other phone numbers or Vippie contacts - receive voice mails as emailed MP3's - funny emoticons and stickers - ''X is typing'' notification - instant messenger
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VippieByVoipswitch Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/Vippie_ Learn more about Vippie at http://ivippie.com/help Skype - ivippie
* If you have any questions, feature request or run into any problems, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. We cannot help you if you only leave a comment.
Do you have a question about this app?
UPDATED ON: Feb 18, 2015
INSTALLATIONS: 500,000 - 1,000,000
LATEST VERSION: 2.2.8
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.3 and up
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.
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.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
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.
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.
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.
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.
modify global system settings
Allows an application to modify the systemʼs settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your systemʼs configuration.
modify/delete SD card contents
Allows an application to write to the SD card.
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.
send SMS messages
Allows application to send SMS messages. Malicious applications may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
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.
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.
Allows application to access the audio recording path.
control vibration alert
Allows the application to control the vibration alert.
change your audio settings
Allows application to modify global audio settings such as volume and routing.
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.
create Bluetooth connections
Allows an application to view configuration of the local Bluetooth phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
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.
intercept outgoing calls
Allows application to process outgoing calls and change the number to be dialed. Malicious applications may monitor, redirect, or prevent outgoing 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.
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.
discover known accounts
Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
manage the accounts list
Allows an application to perform operations like adding, and removing accounts and deleting their password.
act as an account authenticator
Allows an application to use the account authenticator capabilities of the account manager, including creating accounts and getting and setting their passwords.