How to stop Android apps from spying on me?
stephenb 8 weeks ago
Whenever an Android app is installed, you get the butcher’s bill for all the services that you have to allow it to have access to in return for being able to use it. Many times it makes sense - if I am using a messaging app, it obviously needs to have SMS access. But then there are apps like the Brightest Flashlight app that collected location and device identification info and passed it onto advertisers. Is there a way to stop apps like Brightest Flashlight from abusing access to users personal information, short of not installing the app? I have not rooted my current phone, and I don’t want to root and void my warranty.
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