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Postby droog79 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:24 pm

Why does the msw app need access to my phone details?? I.e. My number, who I 'm calling etc
Can't see how this is necessary for the app. To work
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Re: msw app

Postby gavincoop-msw » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:37 pm

droog79 wrote:Why does the msw app need access to my phone details?? I.e. My number, who I 'm calling etc
Can't see how this is necessary for the app. To work


Are you on Android?
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Re: msw app

Postby droog79 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:53 pm

Yes I am. I really don't Get why apps need all these privileges some want access to my messages, phone calls, control my camera etc. Just to tell me the weather
or something. wtf?! '
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Re: msw app

Postby gavincoop-msw » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:18 am

The app needs your "phone details" to work out whether you have an internet connection or not. The app needs to ask your permission about reading phone state, which tells the app whether you have internet or not, unfortunately the way Android has labeled that particular permission isn't very clear.

We don't have your number, who you've been calling or your messages.
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