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FireAlert Permissions

FireAlert needs some permissions on your phone to run. But why they are needed? On the following page I will give a short overview about the used permissions and for what they are needed.

 

RECEIVE SMS

This permission is needed to identify an incoming SMS and read it's content.

 

RECEIVE MMS

This permission is needed to identify an incoming MMS.

 

READ SMS OR MMS

This permission is needed to read the MMS content. FireAlert just read the text informations of the MMS.

 

CHANGE YOUR AUDIO SETTINGS

This permission is needed to change the volume of the media player. The media player is used to play the alert in FireAlert. Just for the time of the alert the volume will be change and will be reseted to the previews state after it.

 

CONTROL VIBRATOR

This permission is needed to allow the vibration.

 

MODIFY/DELETE USB STORAGE CONTENTS
MODIFY/DELETE SD CARD CONTENTS

This permission is needed to export the messages to the external storage. And since the version 1.6.0 this is needed to use the included alert sounds.

 

PREVENT DEVICE FROM SLEEPING

This permission is needed to wake up the mobile on a incoming alert and turn on the screen.

 

DISABLE KEYLOCK

This permission is needed to disable the keylock, so you can see the pop-up message without disabling the keylock manually.