1. You want that $100.00 in your pocket or an Amazon Fire TV don't you? Well here's the deal. With our new updated look we are in desperate need of an updated logo. The 'old' one has certainly served us well, but it's time. Find all the details here: bit.ly/1q0k6Wa
  2. DroidForums.net is currently undergoing a major software upgrade. If you are experiencing any problems logging in please: Contact Us

Apps - security question

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by ATLbellygirl, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. ATLbellygirl

    ATLbellygirl New Member

    Nov 30, 2009
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Hi - I noticed that w/ some of the apps I've been downloading, I've been getting alerts indicating that the app will have "access to:", with different features, including some personal data (not just internet access or "my location"). Is this anything I need to be concerned about? I wasn't thrilled w/ the idea that some of these apps would have access to seemingly unrelated personal data I have on the Droid but noticed that users were giving these apps high marks, so I figured they were safe but wanted to look into this. I can't remember which data the apps had access to that I was concerned about, but I just remember wondering how safe it was. And when it says the app has access to x,y, and z, who are they referring to - the developers?