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App Permissions

Apps require access to certain systems within your device. When you install an application, you are notified of all of the permissions required to run that application. Please read and consider the permissions carefully. See below for a list of permissions and what it means for the application:

Cost Money

Used for permissions that can be used to make users spend money without their direct involvement.

Development Tools

Group of permissions related to development features.

Hardware Controls

Used for permissions that provide direct access to the hardware on the device.

Your Location

Used for permissions that allow access to the user's current location.

Messages

Used for permissions that allow an application to send messages on behalf of the user or intercept messages being received by the user.

Network Communications

Used for permissions that provide access to networking services.

Personal Info

Used for permissions that provide access to the user's private data, such as contacts, calendar events, e-mail messages, etc.

Phone Calls

Used for permissions associated with accessing a device's telephony state--including, intercepting outgoing calls and reading or modifying the phone state.

Storage

Group of permissions related to SD card access.

System Tools

Group of permissions related to system APIs (Application Programming Interface).

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