QQ APK

Version 8.2.6 - com.tencent.mobileqq
Last updated: 2020-01-14 13:09:27
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Happy to communicate for 20 years, chat with 900 million people!

QQ apk

APP Information

Download Version 8.2.6 (1320)
Apk Size77.15 MB
App DeveloperTencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Ltd.
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android4.0.x and up
App Packagecom.tencent.mobileqq.apk
MD5f36e1c5355c2e1647e1402ffe426c5a1
Rate4.06
Website http://mobile.qq.com/

Download QQ 8.2.6 APK

App Description

QQ is tencent,mobileqq,communication, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.06 by 33 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Ltd. website who developed it. com.tencent.mobileqq.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 4.0.x and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 8.2.6 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 QQ APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 150101+ times on store. You can also download com.tencent.mobileqq APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

-----QQ·乐在沟通-----

√服务超过90%的移动互联网用户
√多人视频、文件多端互传,不断创新满足沟通所需
√致力于打造欢乐无限的沟通、娱乐与生活体验

-----主要功能-----

·聊天消息:随时随地收发好友和群消息,一触即达。
·语音通话:两人、多人语音通话,高清畅聊。
·视频聊天:亲朋好友,想念不如相见。
·文件传输:手机、电脑多端互传,方便快捷。
·空间动态:更快获知好友动态,分享生活留住感动。
·个性装扮:主题、名片、彩铃、气泡、挂件自由选。
·游戏中心:天天、全民等最热手游,根本停不下来。
·移动支付:话费充值、网购、转账收款,一应俱全。

乐在沟通18年,聊天欢乐9亿人!

-----联系我们-----

如在使用过程中遇到任何问题,请联系我们:
- 在线帮助:进入QQ设置 -> 关于QQ -> 帮助与反馈
- 客服热线:0755 -83763333(服务时间:8:00 - 23:00)
----- QQ · Music in communication -----

√ service over 90% of mobile Internet users
√ multiplayer video, file transfer multiport mutual and constant innovation to meet the required communication
√ committed to creating unlimited joy of communication, entertainment and life experience

-----The main function-----

· Chat message: send and receive group messages anytime, anywhere and friends, touch up.
· Voice calls: two, more than voice calls, HD chat.
* Video Chat: friends and family, and I miss not as good as each other.
• File transfer: cell phones, computers multiport pass each other easily and quickly.
· Spatial dynamics: faster learned friend dynamic share life to keep moving.
· Personalized dress: theme, business cards, ring tones, bubbles, hanging freely choose.
· Game Center: every day, all the people and so the hottest mobile games, do not stop.
· Mobile payments: prepaid recharge, online shopping, payment transfers, everything.

Le communication in 18 years, 900 million people happy chat!

-----contact us-----

If you have any problems in use, please contact us:
- Online help: QQ into the Settings -> About QQ -> Help & Feedback
- Hotline: 0755-83763333 (Hours: 8:00 - 23:00)
 

App ChangeLog

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  • - 新增多款高颜值滤镜,多种风格自由切换,一秒变身拍摄达人!
  • - 动态影集支持图片和视频混剪,可添加丰富特效、音乐和贴纸,制作你的专属电影!

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

Super deception by Tencent & Google Play, hence my 5⭐ for fooling people. As I write this, the app offered here is 7.7.6 and it won't work. The current version is 8.1.8 Temporarily no international version and no updates here on Chinese version. It's called a Trade War. So catch the newest version from Chinese site. Please don't complain about the lingo. Try to learn it or switch to something else. Alternatively one can wait till the war is over and QQ international will be back on G-Play shelf


There is an annoying feature/bug that will constantly require permission to use current location. However if it is turned off, the dialog box just consistently jumps out and you won't even have a chance to fix it unless you go to settings and force it to stop. Jesus, if I don't want to give you such permission, could you just shut the f*** up? You can simply tell me that I won't be about to use that feature and let it go without constantly asking me to change the setting, I don't want to!


Latest version of this app is completely useless, it overload my phone memory and it is hard to use for foreigners even chinese learners can not use it properly. Then again it daily sends me notifications and messages like news I don't want all that, It deviates me from my original content. And it's hard to even install in my phone once I uninstall this app, it takes me thousands of tries to reinstall it.


It sucks. I installed it and tried to log on, and it told me to upgrade. I just installed a second ago, how can it not be the newest version? Also you have to let it manage your phone calls otherwise wouldn't be able to use the app at all. Claims to be safety reasons. Complete nonsense!


This app is sh** you can't even register an account because it just keep saying for your safety please download the latest version of the app and since I just downloaded it it means it should be the latest version and even I check it still doesn't have the update button IF THERE'S 0 STARS I WOULD GIVE


I have had this app for years, it was great to talk to my friends when I left China but I had lost my old phone and had just found it again, I now have a new phone and number but now QQ international is gone, I've been trying to use the app from my old phone but it won't let me log in without a text verification which I can't do because it's not the same number anymore and I have been trying for hours now to get the number on my account changed but it won't let me... How do I change my number?


Be warned, QQ is sufficiently working against pravicy and in this version it requires more permissions than ever to run which makes it a extremely unsafe app. In short, it is a half-spyware and a half-adware.


This app will be woken up whenever you put a NFC card near your phone, which means, it blocks the NFC function of all other apps. And it doesn't have a switch to turn it off


The app QQ can use NFC to read my credit card without permission. It's scary. Contact me if you want screen shot. Also it forces you to download the updated version from their website otherwise can't use. It's security concern.


This is a Chinese gov spy app do not be fooled. As I try to register it says I need to download lates app which is what I have. Further more there are no options to change languages and the website has a constant error saying server busy all while the app has access to every part of my mobile phone. Stay away from Tencent gaming!


The worst chatting app build in quality ,at first I want to register,they denied,next when I created my account over here ,I got banned by the server one day of registration,even they don't provide options to unblock my account,I used to login more than 10 time to login,but it didn't work,I use my mobile number to login ,if any unusual activity seen in future that will be the responsibility of playstore or Google play. I need my data and time both back for this Fu**ing app,bann the app for all!!


Useless! I can't create an account on both the app and the website. I tried a million of times but it's just not working..... I used to have an account but recovering was impossible. Plus, you can't change the language to English. What a waste of time!


It will be better if I can sign up within this qq app itself that I don't have to download qq international from the browser just to sign up and there's another option to sign up for qq in the browser but it didn't work it says server is busy and this qq app will be better if there is language translation and the qq international app you have to keep clicking than only it will sign up.


This app is just trash, keep saying my app is not updated, but when I go to the website and register it says I need a code, what? Then I went to another one and wrote down my number to get the code, after few minutes still didn't get the code, then I tried the qq International apk but still didn't work and bringing me to its own website. Basically China app doesn't allow foreigners to use their app, instead trying to hack our account and numbers while we providing our information.


Waste of time. Literally I have tried to create an account since the game pubg came out. I have reached out to support multiple times, never a word from them. I tried web site and the app to register. "server busy, try again later" is all you get. Trying over and over for a good while and it's always the same. I used VPN China proxys, everything possible to create an account and it's just not happening. Worst is the support as they won't even respond. Don't waste your time and data


I don't like this application very much. There are many useless functions. There are not many useful functions. I don't know why the international version can't change the avatar. The mainland China version is even more useless. I hope such a company will close down as soon as possible


Absolutely sucks. Can't log in all in Chinese. Wanted to try the app because QQi doesn't work at all anymore. Before something happens that improves for people that can not read Chinese I am going to give it 1 star if possible I would give it 0 stars.


Annoying pop out whenever my bank card is close to my mobile even after I block its notification. I don't have damn chinese city card to link, it should not be in this international vision at all


This is bad. I downloaded this version and it still tells me to download the latest version and I can't create an account at all despite trying to re-create a new account using my phone number. This is unusable.


If it's not trying to kill your phone by slowing it down and overloading the memories, requires more optimization and please stop asking for my location. Despite all the downsides, it's a relatively advanced social platform and I actually found it very enjoyable to use, it allows for so much customizations. However, nearly all of them are behind pay-wall), the version I have does not allow me to change avatar, to have a profile signature, and some limitations that are very weirdly implemented.


Not using fcm/gcm, need to keep app in background to receive message. Version is older from the version distributed on official website. Buggy request location permission.


Could you provide a more frequent update experience? I have used this version for 2 years and my friends' QQ on their device have reached upper 3 version than mine! Please pay more attention on us.


My acc functions but my icon still couldn't be changed... The acc kept getting froze over and over again and I couldn't add a password so kept getting blocked out of it... Please help me out with that... After trying it again it just appears to hv a busy server...


This application and also website is completely a trash becausw I can't even register it. It said that I should get the latest version but this is the latest version that I can got from google play. Tried it with website but I can't get the verification code. I clicked send the verification code but I don't get any message at all. To developer, please fix this issue. I don't know if u only provide this service for chinese mainland only but I need new account for my gaming account


Its a good social app. If your trying to register outside of china i'd suggest googling QQ register and do it that way, but then log into the app with your details. I like how i can easily switch between account. Its a pain to change profile pictures, may have it wrong but i think u have to log in for a total of 30 day to be able to change profile photos which is a little annoying. Other than that its great.


I cannot even register. This app as worse as WeChat. I can't register on qq even on the website. And I also had difficulties to register on WeChat. When I done, the next day I got banned for nothing.


Freshly installed but can't log in. I was asked to install latest version of software. Isn't this the newest one? There is no other option. Confusing.


If i do not grand permission for device's location, a dialogue box keeps popping up and cause the app to be unusable.


I can't register an account. Everytime I tried it will say server busy. No help is offered. even if you send an email.


good app. I really appreciate if the app could have the option to choose English as a language.


it crashes every 2 seconds. tencent also blocks you from games just for not being from china. that makes no sense


When register. Ask for latest version,just download...and this should be latest version.. unable to register


It's about one of the biggest social application in China, and I'd personally praise it miles ahead of it's brother WeChat, just because it has more functions that can mostly be turned off, rather than lack some of the essential functions for a social application like transferring file freely- yes my friend, in a country that emails literally means nothing, social applications are our work apps. So long live the QQ, and screw you WeChat


This app just sucks.you cant even register an account through phone app.you need to use the international app to register and you cant create a password for it. you need to scan qr code to login on pc and create a password for it. after create the password, ur account become unable to login on mobile but loginable on pc website. good job tencent, hope chinese company can control the world by their great app.Taiwan No1


this new version is completely not understandable because the launguage is chinese unlike before it is english version and the older version is better. Please make it english to be underdtood by everybody.


Always bringing Chinese language to foreign subscribers. Tried to download and install it over 10 times until I gave up


I love this app it's great to send money voice record and more but the only problem is I can't log in and I can't chage my profile pictures and I try ordering a 红包 (red packet) and I put in my ID and everything but it says I can't order it. Is it that my ID and everything is American?


Not able to register an account in Malaysia. Had tried 3 mobile number, only works for first day and the account was freezed. Security center ask to send sms(to China) to unfreeze but it is no way to do so here! Please fix this stupid problem. I just need an account!


cant login , please change language in english. frusturated by chinese words very hard to login , even in qqi , server error , server busy. fix it soon .


I really really need someone from tencent to help me with my account. But i tried so many times and i only got answer from machine. There is no way to get custmor service in any ways and machine cannot resolve our problem. worst application ever


Hate it due to not be user friendly. Not any local language or English option which is worst. How we understand it in only Chinese.


Actually its a good app but we need to have This app in English too please !!!! And Well this is not the Chinese version because.my QQ not looks like my Chinese friends QQ I can't change the picture or do anything just chat? We need to update in English and be like Chinese QQ....


Malware, cumbersome and loads of unnecessary features other than.chat. Your communication are being logged on their server so be aware not to disclose any sensitive info during chat!


It's now in Chinese. Can't use. Also unable to login. Please make it usable as before...


I tried to register many times but still I have problem with it even my phone number is correct! Please fix this


5 star for services. But i have suggestion that it should also be available in English language as everyone doesn't know Chinese. Many foreigners also using who didn't know Chinese. So please add English language or relaunch the English version app again.


You can't register for a new account keep saying download the last version... Seriously it's the last version WoW..... Save your time


I have tried to create acc but it said the provider that I use doesn't support. I hope you can fix this problem.


What's happening after download and installing the QQ international, cannot open it at all It says must the latest versions I download frm website latest one but there's no in English language Please update the English version to the latest one


I want to join a group, already key in the correct password, but keep pop out "wrong password". May I know what happen to the app? Besides, too many bugs that interrupt the system. PLEASE FIX IT!!!!


I have the previous version that was good Esay to use. But when it's updated the Chinese language waste of time because to understand it. Kindly add a country language option or add auto language through satellite location.


I tried to register but it keeps telling me i need yo use the latest version. I am using the latest!


Hi guys just download a screen translator on Google play it makes it so easy to use any app in any language and it works good.


This version is very pure, remove the ads and some useless functions, very simple and fast.


It doesn't work without a chinese number: you can't even register. What's the use of this app in play store?😅


Not very good. I tried multiple times to create a account, But it keeps on saying " Server Busy, try again later " I tried multiple times. Not Loading, App slow, and overall , Its not an good quality.


QQ becomes so bad. I have Samsung Galaxy S9 and after updating my phone, QQ is no longer working properly. Video communication would not work eventhough I enabled it on Galaxy settings.


Can not register!!!!!!!!! Please fix bug for Android.


Be careful, this app is Monitored and censored by the government of China. It does not use end-to-end encryption. The Chinese government can monitor sensor and filter your content. if you turn on location services, they can track where your location. This is not a safe app to use if you dissent.


Why i cannot find English version of QQ anymore? I can't use Chinese Version. I am a foreigner.


It was fully in chinese how can we understand that. Please make sure change the language automatically when it is in foreign countries


English version has not got latest update for long time.it is now stopped working in MIUI 11


I dont read Chinese so it is mot possible for me to use the app. If there is an option for English you cannot get there because you have to read Chinese to work on the settings.


this is really a trash app that keeps bothering requiring for access to folders, contact book, location which it doesn't need at all and wont let you use until your approval for all of these.will definitely give a zero star if I could.


I just install the app last night, this evening I try to log in, it says I have register illegally and my account has been freeze, prompt me to their center, unable to see what's the fault and can't even register new account, what should I do?


Hi.I have downloaded QQ International but the language setting is in Chinese(this was automatically selected by device on download). Please help me to change the language to English.


why don't they have qqI in English version here i can understand Chinese to create the qq mail adress on you tube they show a version of qqI in English and came to Google play store like they showed on YouTube and there isn't one in English like they showed is there a way to put it in English because i can't read it to sign upon


Why can't i sign up?It always difficult to sign up even if you use different country number.


Please STOP NFC HIJACKING!!! This app is great except it intercepts NFC events and launches its bus card app every single time I tried to pair my bluetooth using NFC. Making matters worse, this function CANNOT BE TURNED OFF! Please fix this. I am forced to uninstall this app and switch to QQ Lite. I hope I can switch back to full fat QQ one day.


One of the worst social communication apps I've ever come across. Used a very old ID and now try to link with a new overseas number. Used all kinds of possible ways but all failed. Designed by a bunch of idiots


i don't understand why I can't sign up . it's been three days . I'm not able to Sign up. I even Downloaded CHINESE VERSION but Still Not signing in. can someone help me out. developer or reviewer.


Literally forces you to turn on the location access, which it has 0 reason for doing so. A messenging app doesn't need to know where you are. This is just creepy. 不是必须用不会用系列


I'm trying to use English version, before it's worked. now only available Chinese version. really stupid, provides only Chinese, or it should be ask for the language preferences..


very poor translation,, language everything,,, network too poor


Awful app. User experience is very bad. Sign up already a problem.


Can't register accout ! it kept on telling me to get a new version if QQ to register BUT I download this ar play store and this is a newest version i can find! pls solve this issue!!!


correct error , not able to register. and please provide option for languages. if thise error are overcomes in new update then it's useful otherwise it's worst app for world wide users....pls correct it if possible


Installs then downloads an update that changes the language to Chinese. So, useless for me.


Because not have english version, therefore I give you 1 *. Add english and you will have 5 *.


I lost my password and I was trying to use my phone number to log in and it didn't work! I saw the forgot password thing and I changed my password like four times and none of them work!


I work with chinese partners, and they recommended me using qq to share info faster and better qualities picture. But what I really don't like is that this app is entirely in Chinese, and for me a none Chinese reader, is stress me a lot.


It's Good. But Have To Say You Should Have Continued The QQi App Like Before... It's Easier For Foreign People.. At Least Add Eng Tap Translation


it's good, if you have English version/mode together.


Poor support. International version is still mostly in Chinese.


Install and uninstall several time to try to sign up an account by using 2 different phone numbers for almost 1 week but keep showing me server busyyyyyyyyyyyy


Just keep crashing even before you use it. And be advised that the Chinese official version requires your phone access just to "ensure security". Don't be cheated by those Chinese trash softwares and developers.


Doesnt even have canada as an option for country. (I can read canada in Mandarin and looked under J for the pinyin and C). Tried to sign up on desktop, and all servers were full.


i already try to create a account more than one hour but still cannot?! hello?! What's wrong with this app! can someone come over to fix it ?!🙃🙃🙃


I install this app in my phone but I can't sign up because my country name is not mentioned over there and it's not in English and I don't understand Chinese . so please fix it . whenever you make it please send me email.


Very easy to get hacked by someone who just added you as new friend! No privacy, not safe, no English support. Totally rubbish!..


I have an issue when Im trying register to register with Malaysia no, was prompt to use the latest version. But I just download the apps, it is not the latest version?


Which latest version I need to install which your app asking for. I'm done seriously. I always believed China is best in software yet I had problems with all the software I tried to use.. Why?


The old qqi app worked, this 'upgraded' version doesn't - another CCP embarrassment - end of story.


Too many notifications (keeps telling me my network is slow for no reason through a popup that cannot be switched off). Too many permissions needed and wont start without them. Associates itself with NFC tags for no reason so my phone keeps unlocking in my pants because the app read a tag off my wallet's RFID shield. This app was clearly made for China but not revamped for international users.


I don'r understand why this app is always asking for all kinds of permissions. If you don't allow for them, it just shuts down immediately, like saying"Ahha! I'm the boss deciding whether you can use". I understand some features need those permissions, but I really really really hate the approach this app is using. Remind me when launching those features instead of asking all the time or even shuting down directly. I feel very offensed. It makes me feel it's Tencent who owns my phone.


seriously there is no english option and i cannot even change my profile picture for some reason. i don't understand whats wrong with this app. and desktop application keeps shutting down please do fix the issues


I downloaded this app, I put my Country and Mob-Number. Nothing happen and keep giving message for using the last update app.


A few of my group chats never show up in the conversation list, even though I can click into them via the contacts and can see that I indeed have new messages. I've tried clearing cache and restarting the app as well as my phone, nothing works. Also, when I quit the app with the "allow notifications in background" unchecked, sometimes it still displays notification banners, which is super annoying. Please fix these bugs, thanks!


i want install english version but it always appear chinese version. i am foreigner using qq since 2009. i dont know how to fix my problem.


this app blocked some countries like I letter country and the app is full of chinese i could not change the language i can't understand chinese language to login please fix language issue and add all country allow other country users thank you


Permissions

requires following permissions on your android device.

android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION
android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
android.permission.ACCESS_LOCATION
android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
android.permission.AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS
android.permission.BLUETOOTH
android.permission.BLUETOOTH_ADMIN
android.permission.BROADCAST_STICKY
android.permission.CAMERA
android.permission.CHANGE_CONFIGURATION
android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_MULTICAST_STATE
android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
android.permission.DISABLE_KEYGUARD
android.permission.EXPAND_STATUS_BAR
android.permission.FLASHLIGHT
android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
android.permission.GET_TASKS
android.permission.INTERACT_ACROSS_USERS
android.permission.INTERNET
android.permission.KILL_BACKGROUND_PROCESSES
android.permission.MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
android.permission.NFC
android.permission.PERSISTENT_ACTIVITY
android.permission.READ_APP_BADGE
android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
android.permission.READ_LOGS
android.permission.READ_PACKAGE_BADGE
android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
android.permission.READ_SMS
android.permission.READ_SYNC_SETTINGS
android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO
android.permission.REQUEST_INSTALL_PACKAGES
android.permission.RESTART_PACKAGES
android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
android.permission.SYSTEM_OVERLAY_WINDOW
android.permission.USE_FACERECOGNITION
android.permission.USE_FINGERPRINT
android.permission.VIBRATE
android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
android.permission.WRITE_OWNER_DATA
android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
android.permission.WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS
com.android.launcher2.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.android.launcher3.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.android.launcher3.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
com.android.launcher.permission.INSTALL_SHORTCUT
com.android.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.android.launcher.permission.UNINSTALL_SHORTCUT
com.android.launcher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
com.bbk.launcher2.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.ebproductions.android.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.fede.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.google.android.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.htc.launcher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
com.htc.launcher.settings
com.huaqin.launcherEx.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.CHANGE_BADGE
com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.huawei.authentication.HW_ACCESS_AUTH_SERVICE
com.huawei.launcher2.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.huawei.launcher3.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.lenovo.launcher.permission.BADGE_READ
com.lenovo.launcher.permission.BADGE_WRITE
com.lenovo.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.lge.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.meizu.android.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.meizu.launcher2.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.oppo.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.qihoo360.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.sec.android.app.twlauncher.settings.READ_SETTINGS
com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
com.soter.permission.ACCESS_SOTER_KEYSTORE
com.tencent.msf.permission.account.sync
com.tencent.msg.permission.pushnotify
com.tencent.music.data.permission2
com.tencent.permission.VIRUS_SCAN
com.tencent.photos.permission.DATA
com.tencent.qav.permission.broadcast
com.tencent.qqhead.permission.getheadresp
com.tencent.qzone.permission.notify
com.tencent.smartdevice.permission.broadcast
com.tencent.wifisdk.permission.disconnect
miui.permission.READ_STEPS
net.qihoo.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
org.adw.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
telecom.mdesk.permission.READ_SETTINGS
android.hardware.bluetooth
android.hardware.faketouch
android.hardware.microphone
android.hardware.screen.landscape
android.hardware.screen.portrait
android.hardware.wifi
approximate location (network-based)
Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.

precise location (GPS and network-based)
Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

view Wi-Fi connections
Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

create accounts and set passwords
Allows the app to use the account authenticator capabilities of the AccountManager, including creating accounts and getting and setting their passwords.

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.

send sticky broadcast
Allows the app to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Excessive use may make the phone slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.

take pictures and videos
Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

change system display settings
Allows the app to change the current configuration, such as the locale or overall font size.

change network connectivity
Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.

allow Wi-Fi Multicast reception
Allows the app to receive packets sent to all devices on a Wi-Fi network using multicast addresses, not just your phone. It uses more power than the non-multicast mode.

connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.

disable your screen lock
Allows the app to disable the keylock and any associated password security. For example, the phone disables the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enables the keylock when the call is finished.

expand/collapse status bar
Allows the app to expand or collapse the status bar.

control flashlight
Allows the app to control the flashlight.

find accounts on the device
Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.

retrieve running apps
Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.

interact across users
Allows the app to perform actions across different users on the device. Malicious apps may use this to violate the protection between users.

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.

close other apps
Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running.

change your audio settings
Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

control Near Field Communication
Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.

make app always run
Allows the app to make parts of itself persistent in memory. This can limit memory available to other apps slowing down the phone.

read your contacts
Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.

read sensitive log data
Allows the app to read from the system's various log files. This allows it to discover general information about what you are doing with the phone, potentially including personal or private information.

read phone state
Allows read only access to phone state, including the phone number of the device, current cellular network information, the status of any ongoing calls, and a list of any PhoneAccounts registered on the device.

read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
Allows the app to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. This allows the app to read all SMS messages, regardless of content or confidentiality.

read sync settings
Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.

run at startup
Allows the app 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 app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

record audio
Allows the app to record audio with the microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation.

close other apps
Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running.

draw over other apps
Allows the app to draw on top of other applications or parts of the user interface. They may interfere with your use of the interface in any application, or change what you think you are seeing in other applications.

control vibration
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

modify your contacts
Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific contacts. This permission allows apps to delete contact data.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.

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

toggle sync on and off
Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.

install shortcuts
Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

read Home settings and shortcuts
Allows the app to read the settings and shortcuts in Home.

uninstall shortcuts
Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

write Home settings and shortcuts
Allows the app to change the settings and shortcuts in Home.

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