ANT Radio Service APK

Version 4.15.20 - com.dsi.ant.service.socket
Last updated: 2020-05-22
service,socket,communication,radio

Enables ANT and ANT+ wireless technology in your phone or using an ANT USB stick

ANT Radio Service apk

APP Information

Download Version 4.15.20 (41520)
Apk Size344.25 KB
App DeveloperANT+
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android2.1 and up
App Packagecom.dsi.ant.service.socket.apk
MD52b682aeb4cb0d712530964b66f666ab0
Rate4.03
Website http://www.thisisant.com/consumer/

Download ANT Radio Service 4.15.20 APK

App Description

ANT Radio Service is service,socket,communication,radio, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.03 by 58 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit ANT+ website who developed it. com.dsi.ant.service.socket.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 2.1 and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 4.15.20 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 7840087+ times on store. You can also download com.dsi.ant.service.socket APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

ANT is a wireless protocol, similar to Bluetooth®, that is predominantly used for sport and fitness wireless connectivity. Pre-installed by the phone manufacturer, this service allows you to connect ANT+ devices to apps on your phone. ANT Wireless is a division of Garmin Canada Inc.

ANT enabled apps can utilize this service to connect:
• Heart Rate: Receive live heart rate data from heart rate straps or wearables produced by many popular manufacturers
• Fitness Equipment: Connect ANT+ enabled fitness equipment and bicycle trainers to popular training and workout apps
• Bike Speed and Cadence: Capture bike speed, distance, and/or cadence data
• Bike Power: Capture data from ANT+ cycling power meters such as Garmin Vector 
• Stride-based Speed and Distance Monitor: Capture speed and distance data from running footpods

For a full list of compatible ANT+ apps and devices visit https://www.thisisant.com/directory/

FAQ:
How did this app get on my phone and is it spyware? 
This service is standard software, included by the manufacturer of your phone. It is not illegally downloaded, and it is not spyware. It will not cause system malfunctions or pop-up ads to appear. It is not bloatware and typically uses a max of 20 MB of space. For example, on a 16GB phone, this service takes up 0.0013% of space. We do not pay phone manufacturers to have this service pre-installed. 

How can I remove this service? 
Since this service is standard software, you’re unable to delete it from your phone. Instead, you can disable this service by following the manufacturer’s instructions. The typical process is: settings>applications>application manager>appropriate app>force stop>disable

Disabling this service will not affect your phone’s software. If, in the future, you require the ability to connect to services and devices via ANT+, just enable the service again. 

NOTE: Since this is a factory installed service, it may enable/re-download if you reset and/or update your phone. Don’t panic! Just follow the instructions to disable it again. 

Does this service track me without my knowledge?
No. The ANT Radio Service and ANT+ Plugins Service applications provide a wireless connectivity service, similar to Bluetooth or WiFi, but with very low power. These services do not collect any personal data.

Is it difficult to develop an app with ANT+ capabilities and is there a fee? 
Using the ANT+ plugins in your app to communicate with ANT+ devices is quick, easy, free and uses a simple API. Visit the ANT Android Developer page (http://www.thisisant.com/developer/ant/ant-in-android) for more information and to download the SDK. 

How do I know if I own any ANT enabled products? 
Visit https://www.thisisant.com/directory to search for ANT/ANT+ enabled products, devices and/or services.
 

App ChangeLog

  • Note: This service may be pre-installed by your device manufacturer to allow the ANT wireless hardware already present in your mobile device to operate. If you do not use this feature it will remain inactive.
  • v.4.15:
  • -Support more private network keys
  • -Various bug fixes
  • [Full changelog coming on our GitHub SDK README.]

App Screens

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ANTRadioService.apk

Apk scan results


Apk Scaned By TotalVirus Antivirus,com.dsi.ant.service.socket.apk Was Pure And Safe.

Scan Stats:confirmed-timeout:0|failure:0|harmless:0|malicious:0|suspicious:0|timeout:2|type-unsupported:9|undetected:62|
Name:ANTRadioService.apk
SHA-1:59f4beb4c85e03fcee9b1b4d3a757a9267a89533
SHA-256:80554d2eb53d7cfdba51f3daeac95ef4f2a900e1f88813d491677debb5f396b8
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File type:Android
Magic:Zip archive data
File size:352510
Uncompressed Size:359455
Contained Files	:27
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Permissions

requires following permissions on your android device.

android.permission.BLUETOOTH: Allows an application to view configuration of the local Bluetooth phone and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
android.permission.BLUETOOTH_ADMIN: Allows an application to configure the local Bluetooth phone and to discover and pair with remote devices.
android.permission.INTERNET: Allows an application to create network sockets.
android.permission.VIBRATE: Allows the application to control the vibrator.
android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS: Allows an application to modify the system's settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your system's configuration.
com.dsi.ant.permission.ANT: Unknown permission from android reference
com.dsi.ant.permission.ANTRADIO: Unknown permission from android reference
pair with Bluetooth devices
Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.

access Bluetooth settings
Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

control vibration
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

modify system settings
Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.

Certificate

Certificate Issuer:C:CA, L:Cochrane, ST:Alberta
Certificate Subject:C:CA, L:Cochrane, ST:Alberta

Activities

com.dsi.ant.legacy.ForceClaimAntInterfaceDialog

Services

com.dsi.ant.service.AntRadioService

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Google Play Reviews

  1. guest-avatar

    It is NOT spyware, bloatware, adware, or any sort of malware. If your WiFi driver showed up in Google Play as an app would you be freaking out that it's spyware, adware and what-not? I don't think so. So again: This will NOT hurt your phone/tablet/guinea pig and is just a driver for hardware present in your device. Plus, it takes up no nore than 20 MB of space, so to all people complaining: What sort of potato are you using? BTW, just root if you want this off your phone :D

  2. guest-avatar

    app Worked perfectly. I was able to connect my ANT+ heart rate monitor to my tablet and Rouvy was able to connect! I used a cheap Micro USB (Male) to USB 2.0 (Female) Adapter and an old ANT+ usb key that came with my old Garmin Forerunner. With the software installed, no configuration was needed. I just attached the ANT key to the cable which I then plugged into the tablet and Rouvy found the heart rate monitor! Saved me a lot of money as I did not need to buy another heart rate monitor! Thanks to Google! For USB support, this software has to be installed together with ANT USB Service ANT+ ANT+ Plugins Service ANT+ My tablet is a Lennovo running Android 9. This software is for tablets that do not have ANT+ support already builtin.

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    Robiwil2 b real

    2020-02-19T16:38:30.629Z

    STOP TRIPPING!! Its not a radio its FM frequency to connect Smart Watches and Fit Bit type devices so it can communicate with your phone. I bought a Fitbit at Christmas and all of a sudden I see this app on my phone. It didn't come pre-installed on my Samsung S8. It on newer versions now to help make the connection easier for Smart Watches. It helps wrist devices and the app on your phone communicate. It's NOT Spyware, Bloatware or adware.

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    Tiganus Constantin Razvan

    2020-04-20T07:20:56.401Z

    trojan like facebook app you uninstall but is still there.there are couple app they push in just to spy on you that will offer to the close attacker 100÷ control over hotspot protectec by password there are several apps INJECTED by SAMSUNG to oveload cpu,memory and to fill with unussual content your device to determinate you to aquire a new product.

  5. guest-avatar

    This app and its second part have been installed on my devices since way back in 2012 as far as i can remember..im just thinking some of the technology that it partners with wasn't even out yet. I dont personally use alot of the services mentioned in other post and i dont think the app is making my device less optimal. I own the hardware they own the software. We cant live without each other but the only place i know of that you get what you get is prison. Edit as needed..

  6. guest-avatar

    I understand what people are explaining about the app being preinstalled, and it is supposed to be helping the phone. However, I get paranoid easily especially since I opened a photo stating that people should be aware of a particular URL link because it deals with sex trafficking and THIS APP RANDOMLY STARTED DOWNLOADING... 🤦🏼‍♀️ if this is really the case then I apologize for my judgement without looking at ALL the reviews and I really do hope it's just a preinstalled app. Thank you.

  7. guest-avatar

    I think this kind of application is pretty unnecessary for the common person. since I have the ability to uninstall unnecessary stuff at least for this I am uninstalling it. I'm sure it comes in handy for people who are interested in stuff it uses. Im just not.

  8. guest-avatar

    More factory installed bloatware that can't be uninstalled completely. Just takes up space. It should have been made as a user download and install. Not forced on phone owners that will never use it.

  9. guest-avatar

    The default sound setting of this app is set so low that I have to push the volume control to maximum in order to hear properly. However, the problem comes when I switch from it (the radio) to another audio app like t he music player or video player because I'd have pushed the volume so high that my eardrums are almost damaged by the sudden change in noise levels. Then I have to push the volume way down low to a comfortable level which is too low on the radio.

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    RulaCoutureParisJewelry

    2020-02-14T20:12:20.594Z

    This is a very dangerous app and should not be downloaded at any cost. Hackers use it to spy on you. Still don't know why I cannot get this app off my device and also unable to deactivate. This app tracks you and spy's on you. Beware.

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    Deepinder Sandhu

    2020-04-04T04:56:57.902Z

    The inbuilt radio operates much smoother than the ones that are added later.For the radio frequency it needs to be compatible to the device and as such you choose the stations of your choice and this helps in connecting easy.

  12. guest-avatar

    A critical app for active people (runners, cyclists, triathletes, skiers). ANT Radio Service allows things like heart rate monitors, fitness equipment, garmin watches, etc, to connect to your phone & apps using the ANT+ protocol (much more effective than bluetooth and allows multiple connections). It is NOT some secret gov't conspiracy. Man some of you are real pieces of work. Unfortunately with Android Pie, built-in ANT+ seems to have been forgotten, which is a bummer.

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    Inspirational sounds

    2019-11-21T17:16:09.896Z

    I found nice music after I downloaded the app, but didn't use it enough & I tried to uninstall it after zero usage. This app doesn't display an obvious way of uninstalling. Feels like I'm being held hostage. Funny but true. ...1 star because I feel I'm being forced to keep something I don't need!

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    Michael Torgerson

    2019-12-28T04:59:28.319Z

    How did this app get on my phone and is it spyware? .... Bloatware.... Check permissions.... Yes this is an app that is preinstalled because this company paid Samsung or Google. The permissions to access sensitive information is present. It's funny when the developer has to say the app isn't spyware or bloatware because most of the time that is not true. Open source the code of the app so we, as the users, can see if your claims are true.

  15. guest-avatar

    Don't need or use so I should have option to uninstall but as always more preinstalled BS to take up storage, and to be invasive!