Google’s Android operating system has a very powerful app permission system that force app developers to mention the exact permission they require but there are many security holes for Android users. When you download apps from Google Play Store and install it in your mobile phone, the application needs some permissions like make phone calls, Browsing history, Contacts, SMS, Photos, calendar and even more. Do you ever think that it is really necessary to give all permission to Android apps. To install apps you need to accept all their permission to run application in your mobile even this personal information can seen by third parties without your knowledge. 

How to manage app permission on Android Mobile or tablets

Google Play Store contains lots of apps which need unnecessary permission while installing in mobile or tablet
When you install a game in android like Kaizin Rumble : World Domination, the following permission are required to play it.

Storage : Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
Your Application Information : Retrieve running apps
Network Communication : Full network access
Phone Calls : Read phone status and identity
Your Social information : Read call logs, read your contacts
Your Account : Add or remove accounts, use accounts on the device. 

How to Manage App Permission on Android

You can control each single permission you grant to an app by using some third party application. There are many apps like App Ops, X Privacy which require a rooted Android mobile phone to manage App permission. 

To manage apps permission without root your Android device by using third party application. First you need to Download and install Mobo Clean ( also known as UU AppPurifier ) to your mobile or tablet.

Launch the app and Click on agree button after reading license agreement. Click on Purify button to view all your installed apps. Using this menu, select any app whose permissions you’d like to revoke or remove and press the Purify button at the bottom of the screen. 

After it a screen may appear “Do you want to uninstall this app?”, click OK and immediately after this process another system menu will appear asking you to re-install this app and click on install. When the Purify process complete, simply select an app to modify its permissions.

You can also use Advanced Permission Manager to revoke app permission on Android

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Michal Flip is a Tech Lover and founder of Digital Adda, a popular how-to tech guides and software tutorials. Sign-up for the email newsletter for your daily dose of tech tips & tutorials.

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