Mi Wi-Fi APK

Version 5.3.3 - com.xiaomi.router
Last updated: 2019-12-07 12:14:43

MiWiFi Router is the official Android app for Xiaomi Mi Router.

Mi Wi-Fi apk

APP Information

Download Version 5.3.3 (50303)
Updated2019-12-07 12:14:43
Apk Size24.20 MB
App DeveloperXiaomi Inc.
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android4.3.x and up
App Packagecom.xiaomi.router.apk
Website http://www.miwifi.com

Download Mi Wi-Fi 5.3.3 APK

App Description

Mi Wi-Fi is xiaomi,router,tools,小米wifi, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 3.46 by 13 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Xiaomi Inc. website who developed it. com.xiaomi.router.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 4.3.x and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 5.3.3 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 Mi Wi-Fi APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 27668+ times on store. You can also download com.xiaomi.router APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

You can update the Mi Wi-Fi app to version 4.0 now.

You're able to take control of your Mi Wi-Fi with this smart assistant on phone anytime and anywhere.

Major updates:
1. Device list: You can view and manage devices connected to network, such as allow their access to network and data or not, manage QoS allocation, and set names for different devices.
2. Storage management: As the family data center and a mobile hard disk on your phone, this app makes you be able to manage and download files easily. It supports slide gestures. You can find resources and manage download tasks here as well as access to all photos and videos in chronological order.
3. Tools: This feature helps you to learn more about Mi Wi-Fi.
4. Settings: You can view and change settings of Mi Wi-Fi.

* Guest Wi-Fi: WeChat friends and their friends can connect to Wi-Fi without password.
* Share Mi Wi-Fi: Share the router with your family.
* Mi Wi-Fi info: Share your router stats with friends.
* Security: Protect home network from unknown devices, hacking, malicious websites, and downloads…
* Router status: You can view CPU performance and network speed of all parts.
* Back up photos & hard drive files: You can almost back up everything you want on Mi Wi-Fi.
* Tencent VIP: Exchange your idle bandwidth for Tencent VIP easily (only hard disk router is supported).
* Mi Cloud: Backups for photos and videos will be synced automatically and safely to Mi Cloud (only hard disk router is supported).
* Broadband speed: Telecom Tianyi can accelerate the Wi-Fi speed for its users.

Learn more about Mi Wi-Fi

App ChangeLog

  • Scheduled reboots will stop working on Mi Routers
  • new product's adaptation

App Screens

Mi Wi-Fi Screenshot 1Mi Wi-Fi Screenshot 2Mi Wi-Fi Screenshot 3Mi Wi-Fi Screenshot 4

Reviews From google play store

The mi account should provide with monthly bandwidth consumed. Even my beetle 450 tc1 had that feature it provided with how much data you have consumed on a monthly basis and that router was 10 years older than mi 3c. Please provide an update which includes data monitoring. The connected device bandwidth option is inaccurate and provides vague stats. If the router os plugged off then it resets itself. Hope mi provides with this basic feature .

Router is fine. But this app is full of bugs. I rt up my router via this app, after some day app again asking for my mi account, and after adding mi account it always searches for new router,but i was using the mi router to access internet. Doesnt make any sense. Now i neet to reset the router in order to access it by app. Also when the router setsup correctly it reboots and then the app literally doing nothing, again asking for log in and then searches for new router. Notally unprofessional.

1. No notification from the app when devices are connected. 2. Total data used by the person in a period of time not shown. 3. Need automatic reboot back. 4. (Feature request) Configuring primary users and guest users without another hotspot being created. Only pre defined privileged devices can use the home network and speed.

I don't think there are dedicated people are there to work with the app to make it functional across all the xiaomi phones which are available. Nothing works in this app in Poco F1. The phone is connected to the WiFi and internet and the app still says that the router is offline. And none of the options work

Now i am enable to log in the my account on particular this application. Everytime it saw the usename and password is entered wrong. Even i changed my password but i am still facing same problem. could you share here a solution.

It doesn't pair with the router. I have tried to reset it, tried different versions of the app, tried to change the locale and still no luck.. bur it used to work until some kind of update.

Thank you. The app is buggy and not in line with the router: the app has a guest wifi config, the router hasn't any more since the latest update. Still if you use the app to configure the guest wifi you shut down your router.

Lots of functions are missing from the international version. Please fix it, also provide regular updates as a serious company would do.

Easy to use, easy to controll . but notification when someone connect not working. Sometimes speed control not work, sometimes nothing work . too much loading time ( developers are working hard so i can't give them 1 star, i respect them)

After updating miui 11 i installed it again to check if they fixed the problem but i found no improvement,nothing changed. It still doesn't work. please fix it.

This international version of the Mi Wi-Fi app is terrible. It works for a little while with my Xiaomi router HD, but then keeps logging out of my Mi account. As of now I couldn't log back in saying my account info is invalid. When I switched to the Chinese version of this app everything worked as normal. I'm an expat living in china for a while, so I can cope with the chinese version, but if you don't understand any Chinese; buyer beware!

Why this regional settings are not persistent? I have to uninstall and reinstall the app to get to open it in English language. It turns again to Chinese. Very bad experience.

Half of the functions in this app are super bugged. Router is really good, but the software is just not there. I don't even know when I received an update, it's so rare. -Speed reading is not real time, Time zone is bugging every time I launch the app, -Region is impossible to change, because the app won't see the router on any other setting other than "other" region, -Wi-Fi sleep function also doesn't work....

Issue - it doesn't show the complete data usage. If data usage exceeds two digit, it goes XX.... Screenshot attached. Missing functionality - I'd like to see a real time report of websites accessed by connected devices.

The app doesn't show any connected devices. Doesn't show bandwidth. Its absolutely useless for more than a year now. Is there anyone from MI team who can help fix the issue ?

The app has a lot of tools, but it doesn't have the posibility of change the name of guest networks. Could you please give us this characteristic? Thanks in advance

After downloading this app for some days it work properly but after some days it automatically update and change its language to Chinese so what we have to do For this reason I am uninstalling and installing this app every time

Unable to see data consumption of the devices connected via Guest wifi, i'm able to see only first digit like 1... you need to adjust the layout, I'm very disappointed with this. need fix for this, and another improvement we need is we r assigning the name to the device in the router ,the name is not showing in the app which we need to identify the devices. and also lot of bugs

My miwifi Router is not detected, it is not connecting not sure what is the issue. Never seen such a worst app, no option to get login

Am using this app from last 2 years. But from 2 monts before automatically it's change language. Then i uninstall app and download again for first time it's work in English and again it's working in Chinese.

Please help make it compatible with horizontal screen in Android TV. So that it can be used in TV to Access storage attached to routers. Otherwise this is good application

App doesn't work mwith my Xiaomi Router 4A. There is no option in the app to enable the Dual Band feature of the router. I had to go to Web Version to enable that feature. Wifi Optimization doesn't work properly and router gets disconnected during 70% optimization. The app seems pretty useless now other than monitoring other connected devices. Only the Chinese Version of the Mi App which is available in Xiaomi Website has more features than this app. Xiaomi should look into it

The app updates itself in Chinese after a day of installation. I have tried installing - uninstalling - installing app many times. Every time I install app in English, it works for a day and then update itself in Chinese language. I have tried it many times and no solution.

This app doesn’t work. It's build for android 6.0. There it should be updated for using in android 8 or 9. Seeking attention of concern team. Thanks

I use this app to remotely control my router. But after a few days, I am automatically logged out and the language turns to Chinese. You cannot pair router unless you are in physical proximity. So the very feature of remotely controlling is not working.

When i download this app and connect to my router . When i close this app, after some time it is shifting to chinese app. Why this is happening? All the I download it and setup and close. After some time the app will be a chinese app

This app five times download but it's coming like we are in China.Chinese language .it can't be understood and very difficult to set This should be universal language like English or Hindi in india

using the app for approx 2+ years, no problem faced but now I'm unable to use the app on realme X it doesn't show the connected devices on the app it works well on other devices.... please look into the matter....and nowadays if someone connects to the wifi we don't get any notification for that which we used to get earlier...

There must be an option to choose other language while generating reports. By default it's Chinese so it's hard to read for people who doesn't know Chinese.

Please check a tp-link router setup and check what router settings are about. Please let me choose channel in the app, what's the problem?

When using the search option in USB storage, the application crashes on a Pocophone F1... Please fix it.

Facing this issue after every update. The router gets reset automatically and when trying to connect through the app, the app doesn't recognize the router as a mi router and gives error. This is very frequent and MI folks need to work on this.

I am having trouble with the language. After few hours of installation It always changes its language. Everything else is good.

Unable to receive push notification, if someone I mark "notify" once he is connected to the wifi. Is there a problem with the server which is europe ?

Very limited capabilities compared to WEB version and some functionality doesn't seem to work at all.

It as is days. when an update come out the app leave me with no connection at all with the router. have to run around foruns and whatnot and never find the answer to what append. Thirth time that things go wrong and we are left in clear.

Used to work flawlessly some months back now its of no use at all, even after logging in it just doesn't show any data to me, no connected devices, no up & down speed. I don't understand what seemed to be the problem, I have tried everything

Need update very slow, not very responsive most of the time for diagnosis or firewall. To many bugs.

You don't need phone and contacts permissions to show me WiFi speed. Storage doesn't work even with all permissions, tested with two hdds

Installed this app today and connected to router. Even though devices are connected it shows no device conncted. also no upload/download speed not even network provider detetected. None of the settings or options are working. Totally waste app.. Please improve guys.

Please fix the bugs and update this app, it is shpwing chainese language aftee installing. i tried by uninstalling and installing many times. no use. and also this app has been updated long ago. moreover cannot enable guest network through app and website. fix it

it has some problem it can not find router and can not sign in property.

those r giving bad reviews, I think they r not able to use this app properly. Still there are no router(home router company), who has this kind of features, so be happy with that.

Works good, just needed to set the region to Europe. When is ipv6 gonna be supported when I not the mi router 4a gigabit version it said that it was gonna come out soon

This app is still not working. This app show that I am offline. But I connet router with this app.But it still show that I am offline. Plese fix this problem.As son as

Can't login, because "no new or unpaired router", while I actualy have working Xiaomi router.

what is wrong w ith this app...i am never able to login into my account...i started disliking router 3C....please stop buying this people...app will never let.you sync with router...you always need to go two way authentication to resolve and use laptop for connecting to router!!!!

Since new update.(Using samsung s10+) app crashes when using the search option. please fix asap. Down to 1 star because there bas been no responce. The english app search option crashes my app. Chinese version of the app, works fine.

when we turn off WiFi, it should turn off with light and power off, Because I'm allergic to WiFi, can't sleep by turning it off, I have to go and turn off everytime. why can't you create that? when I turned off with this app, it just stops signal but WiFi still ON with lights.

The app is super buggy, none of the functions are working. Even the router is not as amazing as claimed by xiaomi.

Constantly logs itself out for no particular reason. And it brings itself to the foreground when it does, even it was running in the background until that point.

I am trying to configure new router, I connect to the Xiaomi wifi network, open the app, it shows the correct router name, then gives message " the router you are connecting is not mi " the detects the router and fails to proceed giving this message.... am not able to use this router please help

I am very loyal fan of xiaomi. and I am from Bangladesh. I bought MI router 4a gigabit version. . my phone is MI A2 lite global version.but I can't use 5ghz on my phone. I tried to change region to another country. but app forcedly auto select to Europe region. router is good but my problem is why I can use 5 ghz bandwidth from mi router 4a gigabit version. please help me Xiaomi. thank you

Router can't control without internet ( offline ) to restart , any setting change or any troubleshooting.

Useless app after the update from 3.0 to 4.0. Having issues with connecting. No no name can be assigned to the devices as it used to be in earlier versions. QoS is also not working properly. Even this very app doesn't connects with the Router most of the time, even if connects, its never in sync with it. No more history of devices connected earlier. Many more issues/bugs in this app, that I don't want to mention now. The best turned to be the Worst.

The app was working just fine until a year ago. now it can't detect that my phone is connected to Mi Wi-Fi and that the Phone is also connected to Internet. Just useless. Xiaomi, Please Fix this ASAP.

Unable to change the language from Chinese to English Cannot use a single function

Was ok while it worked, updated it and it cant even connect to the Xiaomi 3G router now, the router itself works fine, the app can't connect to it though.. (region changing is useless) and there is no solution or fix for months.

I am unable to see current downloads. There is no window available for manage downloads in storage tab. I have plugged in the USB Flash Drive and I have started a torrent download but cannot see the download speed or cannot pause or resume a torrent.. Need help

Pathetic and useless app. It wasted my 20 min just to reset the password. And still gave me log in issue. Finally, I had to create a new account and it is still giving me an issue to pair my router to my new mi account.

Not working on realme C1, App is automatically converted into Chinese language though i am installing in English and selecting location as India, not sure why it is happening

When it comes to ease of use, both the Mi Router and the MiWifi app seems to be the worst bunch in the Xiaomi Product line. For over 2 months, I have not been able to connect the Router to my phone. It constantly says "No new or unpaired Mi Router was detected". Even though a completely new router was connected to the same phone via Wifi. Then, weird 5G and 2G problems started appearing with their network. 2.4G network disappears for days at an end, when only 5G Wifi works, and 2.4G doesn't exist. This meant that even the Xiaomi Phones can't connect to their network. Their Community Based support idea is a total sham, and you will never find any official rep solving any kind of issue for you. And then there is the ridiculous issue of their Global/Chinese ROM. One day you have a perfectly okay device that works. Next day there is a weird ROM update that turns everything chinese until you reset it back. But wait, if you put it in the Europe region, the MiWifi App doesn't connect to the router! And no, I am not talking from spite. I have 2 of these 3C routers, one regular amplifier, and 1 Amp 2. The whole bunch has the exact same issue of not being dependable at all!

The app is not working, it says unable to connect to router even after resetting and checking the router/internet multiple times. This has been the issue from October 2018. Such a big delay to fix issues ? Even after so many complaining the same everywhere. Bad customer service. Should've gone for others like ASUS, TPLINK, DLINK, etc even though it was a little more expensive.

The bugs. My God! Do away with them already. I understand that problem solving is tough, but I don't think there's any excuse for not being able to fix some basic things within the app. Especially considering the fact that the product has been out for more than a year now. Skimping out on software support because you have an affordable procuct is doing a disservice to your consumers and isn't ethical.

The instructions of the router of xiaomi say it is very easy to install it, but I haven't seen something so complicated so far. i am asked to download this app, which where I have to login everytime I go into it again. The app does finds the router after several tries and eventuallt says it is not a Mi Router.What is the purpose of this app?? How can I connect with my mobile phone to this router and get acces to the internet??

doesnt even let me log in..and i have to restart my router alot but still kicks me out.

I'm giving 1 star for this app due to the recent update that was pushed. It totally wiped out the WiFi device info and my internet didn't work for over two days. Finally I realized that the update was the reason and I have been trying over a month now to add back my device. But the app keeps showing no device found when I'm actually connected to the MI router. It's been well over a month now, they're yet to fix this issue despite of many reviewers complaining in this section.

Dear Xiaomi... Please look into the bugs you have in this app or the web version...I have been trying to use mi router 3c as repeater but it always gets stuck at last step, where it says "couldn't apply settings" this is very frustrating as I was dependent on this router and it's not working properly. I have also tried to pair the mi router using web address also .. but too no avail. Please help or replace or do just anything to sort this out.... I have been using Xiaomi devices for long but this is not expected... And this router was given by my brother in law... So I can't just throw it away nor can I buy a new one.. coz wife rules...

So irritating app. I automatically disconnects internet connectivity. I was a great fan of mi. But after the recent launchs of new phones after Redmi note 4. The have removed the Redmi note 4 and other phone(note 5) just released few months before. They won't provide support support for old phones. Selfish mi. They will forget their fans. They just want money, money, money. No bugs fixed in app. How can mifi used without app. I should have gone for something else even China product, It may be worth.

Junk app. It requires permissions for camera, phone, contacts, storage, and location to move forward to the homepage where one would set up a new router of sign in to the mi account to use the app. On my iOS device, the app could not find my new router just out of the box. I had to set up the router using the safari like captive wifi dialogue box. On Android, it is slightly better, it is able to detect "no new od unpaired router" because I am already set up. You have to log in Mi Online account to use the interface beyond first time setup in the app. On windows, i tried connecting the router wan to my pc ethernet port and set up that way. I could not access the router settings page from a pc using ethernet cable on the router's router portal. Also, in my current market I cannot return electronics once purchased. Otherwise, I would have definitely returned the eouter. One can see that a continous piece of wire runs into each antennae through the weird joint. Even the most dlink routers come with better jointed antenne which no risk of a kinked or broken antennae wire. Also the router cannot be mounted on a wall. It does not come with an ethernet cable. I bought this router partly based on reviews from the Indian Mi online store which raving reviews on it (probably fake or from first time router users). I am worried about Xiaomi snooping on people's internet use even without using their outrageous app.

Can't connect to MI router in repeater mode. App says MI router found and upon clicking on connect, it shows error that router is not MI.

This app doesn't work at all. It used to work before, don't know what happened after that. Some update ruined everything. You do anything and error messages will welcome you. Couldn't get data, try again couldn't get settings Deep speed test doesn't work. it will always show try again. wifi optimization doesn't work Click on firewall and error message pops up - Something went wrong. Go to settings - network setting,hardward settings , About router doesn't work. Extremely buggy app.

App not connecting to the router. The not so polite call Centre people are acting CLUELESS of this bug. They just ask you to uninstall and reinstall the app which I have done atleast ten times to no avail. They just say please go to a service centre, who in turn say they can do nothing about it. Here we find soooooo many people having the same problem and what is the company doing about it. Pathetic to say the least

This app has been a total wastage of my time and memory space. The earlier versions of the app were not able to even pair the 3c router with the app but now it can pair the router but that is it. 'Phone is not connected to the network' this constant message is displayed everywhere in the app even when I am using wi-fi from the said router. I have to always check bandwidth and access other settings from my laptop.

Nothing in this app works. You try to check the speed of your Internet it says router is not connected even though it shows the network name. You try to reboot the router it says some error ocurred. Good luck trying to control anything on your network. It does nothing as advertised. It defeats the purpose of me buying a Mi router in the first place. If anyone from Mi is reading this please fix this broken app or I will consider returning my router.

this is the most useless app on the play store I've ever seen firstly it notified me that the router I'm using is not MI router after that somehow i managed to connect still m not able to modify the setting through this app or check anything related to my router

Even though my phone is connected to router in the app it shows router offline and no other activities can be performed

I can't understand why it cannot detect Mi wifi router gen 3. I updated the latest firmware

Terrible experience. The app pairs with the router and that's all it does. Afterwards I can't see the list of devices or manage them, I can't access the storage either. Region of the device and account match but its basically just taking 50mbs of my phone's storage. Disappointed and definitely surprised based on my previous experience with xiaomi products

cannot pair with Mi 3 router after update. It asks to change region to Europe. Tried that, but didn't work. Can not operate any other smart devices with Mi home app. Please fix this.

useless app. i set-up the wifi 3 times. added router thrice. at the time of setup it shows setup is complete. but while using the app. it doesn't recognises the router.

There are at least 3 major flaws in this app: 1) I can't install any additional extension tools on my Mi Router 3g. 2) Then, there's no option to turn ON Dual-Band WiFi (You can only turn it OFF, and then you'll have to use a web interface on your PC to turn it ON back). 3) Finally, when I try to change the region to Europe, it forces me to log out! Why? What's the problem?! I'm a very loyal fan of Xiaomi, but this app is awful! Please, fix it as soon as possible!

Genuinely speaking the app was good previously before update but it got updated facing many bugs like 1) can't change name of connected devices 2) can't change icons for connected devices 3) No firmware updates for router 4) seems like speed and WiFi range also got hampered by the latest app update. I also knew that Xiaomi is not going to to anything about this as always !!!!!! Very good Xiaomi "just sell your products then forget the customers"

App is not working after latest update. I have reset my router and removed/ reinstalled app, deleted cache and data of app but all in vain. The QA team must made a thorough review before lauch of any update. Before this app's update, the router's firmware update also caused similar problems. Despite the hardware of router is good enough but software and support may not be rated good.

Dear Xiaomi, I like your try and your ecosystem BUT: a) an international company has to design products in english and then to translate them to other languages (eg Chinese). Many pages are in Chinese. If you Change mentality you can get better possition than the Apple. b) the app is full of bugs and the updates are coming very late or never. For that number of bugs an update every 20 days was expected. c) Application on android, means application on play store. Nothing else. Your app is downloading APKs (!!!) (e.g. for the storage) that's not acceptable d) your router is powerfull, functions you are permiting on the app or the web interfaces are for dummies. It is very pity to have a nice product and distribute it for beginers only. When I need something more (eg iptables, firware parameters, routing tables and many other) I have to change to an another product of another company. e) Your support does not work as expected. Outsource it to specialized international companies. f) Chinese mentality on busness cannot drives your company far. Change it now!

The app has lots of bugs and it always shows not connected to network. Previously i could see all devices connected to wifi and restrict their speed. All this features are gone with recent update. There is no practical use of this app now other than initial setup. Just install, setup and delete. Don't waste your phone memory

This app makes me want to pull out my hair in frustration. Asks for too many permissions, doesn't recognize the router even though the mobile is connected to the WiFi network and keeps asking me to setup a new router. Has been months since these bugs were last discovered. Please fix this or altogether remove the app from the store.

i am able to configure the router thru web but unable to pair the router to MiWifi app. This happened after i unpaired the router, cuz it was showing router offline after updating app. There are a lot of people facing problems after updating the app and no solution yet. When I add a router after factory reset, it gives an configuration error on app and doesn't let me pair it. Suggested solution: Make adding a router simple. Don't combine adding and configuring the router as one feature.

why you need read /write access to storage? why you want to take pics and videos from camera? why uou want to read my contacts? and why you guys need my gps location? I believe this app is to control/configure wifi router and to do this, you dont require all the above access. So why you guys need control over our personal details ?????

The app is refusing to connect to the router. It keeps saying cant connect to the router/ phone is not connected to the network. The only reason I got a mi router was to control my network via the app. If I can't do that, then this a futile investment for me. Please look into the matter at the earliest and make sure this bug is fixed as soon as possible.

Wi-Fi Optimization does not work all the time, you have to try it multiple times just to make it work. Also, it could be better if there is a way to manually change Wi-Fi channel on this app rather than going to the Modem's GUI website itself. Hoping for more stable app in the future. Keep up the good work! Thanks!

Since the last fimware update of the router this app faces again and again with mistake "couldn't get router info". It lasts half a year, maybe more. All advises in network tell "flash alternative firmware". But I do not want to do so. I want to have stable connection with my router via miwifi app...

Please update firmware "xaiomi router 4- Chinese version". And also update Mi Wii-fi app.

The app freezes. It's not smooth. Sometime it doesn't even open if someone in wifi is using the net to full speed.

Easy to use can control everything from phone one of the best router app I have used so far tbh 💯 made me a big fan of xiaomi products very cool xiaomi can't wait for future products and updates keep up the good work fam 👌

Madarchod app, always searching for router, same issue for last 6 months.

The app does not seem to be performing as expected. It does not detect any of the devices that have been connected to the network. It is unable to perform a deep speed test and I am not sure it even does any of the scheduled tasks that you can program. I think this app is far due an update.

The new update is a failure literally, I am a Mi fan but the new update sucks, sorry to say but it does, please Xiaomi you really have to fix this, no sync, no connection, no wifi optimization etc is possible, that means it does not connect at all evn though network is there and internet is working, I hope that you will not disappoint your loyal customers, you are a great consumer oriented company and I know that you will assure us of the trouble we are having and rectify it.

Awesome experience with Mi Wi-Fi app. I control my router without connect (using any internet for this). Thank you XiaoMi for this.

who has issues to the app just go to their web interface type your ip address starting with 192.168.**.* if you don't know then look into your router's box there is instruction manual in that you will find your ip then just go to your browser and type that ip you will have page of miwifi saying type admin password type your password then your whole router's details was there in the right top corner you will see your router's name click on that now there option updates click on that and update


requires following permissions on your android device.

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.

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

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.

delete all app cache data
Allows the app to free phone storage by deleting files in the cache directories of other applications. This may cause other applications to start up more slowly as they need to re-retrieve their data.

download files without notification
Allows the app to download files through the download manager without any notification being shown to the user.

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.

measure app storage space
Allows the app to retrieve its code, data, and cache sizes

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.

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.

access SD Card filesystem
Allows the app to mount and unmount filesystems for removable storage.

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

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 the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

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.

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.

use accounts on the device
Allows the app to request authentication tokens.

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 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.

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

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

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