App Permissions of UC Browser 12.8.8.1140 APK

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UC Browser is a free and useful Communication app published by UCWeb Inc.. Please be aware that UC Browser 12.8.8.1140 apk for Android 4.0 and up requires 45 app permissions to install:

►Retrieve Running Apps  ►Read Sensitive Log Data  ►Read Your Web Bookmarks And History  ►Find Accounts On The Device  ►Read Your Contacts  ►Modify Your Contacts  ►Approximate Location (network-based)  ►Precise Location (GPS And Network-based)  ►Read Your Text Messages (SMS Or MMS)  ►Edit Your Text Messages (SMS Or MMS)  ►Directly Call Phone Numbers  ►Read Call Log  ►Write Call Log  ►Access USB Storage Filesystem  ►Read The Contents Of Your USB Storage  ►Modify Or Delete The Contents Of Your USB Storage  ►Take Pictures And Videos  ►Record Audio  ►View Wi-Fi Connections  ►Read Phone Status And Identity  ►View Network Connections  ►Create Accounts And Set Passwords  ►Pair With Bluetooth Devices  ►Access Bluetooth Settings  ►Change Network Connectivity  ►Allow Wi-Fi Multicast Reception  ►Connect And Disconnect From Wi-Fi  ►Delete All App Cache Data  ►Disable Your Screen Lock  ►Expand/collapse Status Bar  ►Measure App Storage Space  ►Full Network Access  ►Close Other Apps  ►Change Your Audio Settings  ►Make App Always Run  ►Run At Startup  ►Set Wallpaper  ►Draw Over Other Apps  ►Control Vibration  ►Prevent Device From Sleeping  ►Modify System Settings  ►Toggle Sync On And Off  ►Write Web Bookmarks And History  ►Install Shortcuts  ►Uninstall Shortcuts

Before you install the UC Browser apk version 12.8.8.1140, you should review the app permission details carefully.

UC Browser App Permissions

UC Browser 12.8.8.1140 App Permissions Details

  1. 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.

  2. 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 device, potentially including personal or private information.

  3. Read Your Web Bookmarks And History:

    • Allows the app to read the history of all URLs that the Browser has visited, and all of the Browser's bookmarks. Note: this permission may not be enforced by third-party browsers or other applications with web browsing capabilities.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Read Your Text Messages (SMS Or MMS):

    • Allows the app to read SMS messages stored on your device or SIM card. This allows the app to read all SMS messages, regardless of content or confidentiality.

  10. Edit Your Text Messages (SMS Or MMS):

    • Allows the app to write to SMS messages stored on your device or SIM card. Malicious apps may delete your messages.

  11. 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.

  12. Read Call Log:

    • Allows the app to read your device's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. This permission allows apps to save your call log data, and malicious apps may share call log data without your knowledge.

  13. Write Call Log:

    • Allows the app to modify your device's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log.

  14. Access USB Storage Filesystem:

    • Allows the app to mount and unmount filesystems for removable storage.

  15. Read The Contents Of Your USB Storage:

    • Allows the app to read the contents of your USB storage.

  16. Modify Or Delete The Contents Of Your USB Storage:

    • Allows the app to write to the USB storage.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. View Network Connections:

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

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. Access Bluetooth Settings:

    • Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth device, and to discover and pair with remote devices.

  25. Change Network Connectivity:

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

  26. 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 device. It uses more power than the non-multicast mode.

  27. 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.

  28. Delete All App Cache Data:

    • Allows the app to free device 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.

  29. 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.

  30. Expand/collapse Status Bar:

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

  31. Measure App Storage Space:

    • Allows the app to retrieve its code, data, and cache sizes

  32. 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.

  33. Close Other Apps:

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

  34. Change Your Audio Settings:

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

  35. 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 device.

  36. 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.

  37. Set Wallpaper:

    • Allows the app to set the system wallpaper.

  38. 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.

  39. Control Vibration:

    • Allows the app to control the vibrator.

  40. Prevent Device From Sleeping:

    • Allows the app to prevent the device from going to sleep.

  41. Modify System Settings:

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

  42. 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.

  43. Write Web Bookmarks And History:

    • Allows the app to modify the Browser's history or bookmarks stored on your device. This may allow the app to erase or modify Browser data. Note: this permission may note be enforced by third-party browsers or other applications with web browsing capabilities.

  44. Install Shortcuts:

    • Allows an app to add shortcuts without user intervention.

  45. Uninstall Shortcuts:

    • Allows the app to remove shortcuts without user intervention.

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