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Skype - free IM & video calls

Version: Varies with device

Developer: Skype

Released: 2014-09-22

Updated: 2021-04-01

Permissions

Microphone
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..
Network
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..
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..
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..
View network connections:
• Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected..
Change network connectivity:
Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity..
Download files without notification:
• Allows the app to download files through the download manager without any notification being shown to the user..
Receive data from internet:
• Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage..
Storage
Read the contents of your usb storage:
• Allows the app to read the contents of your USB storage..
Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage:
Allows the app to write to the USB storage..
Phone calls
Read phone status and identity:
Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call..
Directly call phone numbers:
Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation..
Personal information
Read your own contact card:
Allows the app to read personal profile information stored on your device, such as your name and contact information. This means the app can identify you and may send your profile information to others..
Read your contacts:
Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your device, 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..
Modify your contacts:
Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your device, 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..
Accounts
Add or remove accounts:
Allows the app to perform operations like adding and removing accounts, and deleting their password..
Find accounts on the device:
• Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the device. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed..
Use accounts on the device:
Allows the app to request authentication tokens..
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..
Camera
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..
App information
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..
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 device and allow the app to slow down the overall device by always running..
Location
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..
Messages
Receive text messages (sms):
Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you..
Display
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..
Effects on battery life
Prevent device from sleeping:
• Allows the app to prevent the device from going to sleep..
Control vibration:
• Allows the app to control the vibrator..
Screenlock
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..
System tools
Modify system settings:
Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration..
Sync settings
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..
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..
Read sync statistics:
• Allows an app to read the sync stats for an account, including the history of sync events and how much data is synced..
Hardware controls
Change your audio settings:
Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output..
Bluetooth
Pair with bluetooth devices:
Allows the app to view the configuration of Bluetooth on the device, and to make and accept connections with paired devices..
Other
Send sticky broadcast:
• Allows the app to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Excessive use may make the device slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory..

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