Most frequent permissions Percentage of applications Permission group Protection level
INTERNET 98.8% (160) Network Dangerous
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE 94.4% (153) Network Normal
READ_PHONE_STATE 82.7% (134) Phone_calls Dangerous
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE 70.4% (114) Storage Dangerous
ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION 56.2% (91) Location Dangerous
ACCESS_WIFI_STATE 54.9% (89) Network Normal
ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION 53.7% (87) Location Dangerous
VIBRATE 34.6% (56) Affects_battery Normal
WAKE_LOCK 33.3% (54) Affects_battery Normal
GET_ACCOUNTS 29.0% (47) Accounts Normal
RECEIVE 24.7% (40) None Non Standard
C2D_MESSAGE 24.7% (40) None Signature
RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED 24.7% (40) App_info Normal
GET_TASKS 21.0% (34) App_info Normal
SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW 17.3% (28) Display Dangerous
READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE 14.8% (24) Storage Normal
CALL_PHONE 14.2% (23) Phone_calls Dangerous
INSTALL_SHORTCUT 13.6% (22) System_tools Dangerous
CAMERA 13.0% (21) Camera Dangerous
RECORD_AUDIO 12.3% (20) Microphone Dangerous
READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS 11.7% (19) Bookmarks Dangerous
SEND_SMS 11.7% (19) Messages Dangerous
WRITE_SETTINGS 11.7% (19) System_tools Normal
MOUNT_UNMOUNT_FILESYSTEMS 11.1% (18) System_tools System - Signature
ACCESS_LOCATION_EXTRA_COMMANDS 9.3% (15) System_tools Normal
INTERACT_ACROSS_USERS_FULL 9.3% (15) System_tools Signature
ACCESS_LOCATION 9.3% (15) None Non Standard
ACCESS_ASSISTED_GPS 9.3% (15) None Non Standard
CHANGE_WIFI_STATE 9.3% (15) Network Dangerous
ACCESS_GPS 9.3% (15) None Non Standard
READ_LOGS 6.8% (11) Development_tools Signature - System - Development
PLUGIN 6.2% (10) None Non Standard
SET_WALLPAPER 5.6% (9) Wallpaper Normal
READ_SETTINGS 5.6% (9) None Non Standard
READ_CONTACTS 4.9% (8) Social_info Dangerous
CHANGE_CONFIGURATION 4.9% (8) Development_tools Signature - System - Development
DISABLE_KEYGUARD 4.3% (7) Screenlock Dangerous
RESTART_PACKAGES 3.7% (6) App_info Normal
BILLING 3.7% (6) None Non Standard
CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE 3.7% (6) Network Normal
UNINSTALL_SHORTCUT 3.7% (6) System_tools Dangerous
WRITE_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS 3.1% (5) Bookmarks Dangerous
MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS 3.1% (5) Audio_settings Normal
BROADCAST_STICKY 3.1% (5) System_tools Normal
RECEIVE_SMS 2.5% (4) Messages Dangerous
WRITE_CONTACTS 2.5% (4) Social_info Dangerous
MANAGE_ACCOUNTS 2.5% (4) Accounts Dangerous
READ_SMS 2.5% (4) Messages Dangerous
KILL_BACKGROUND_PROCESSES 2.5% (4) App_info Normal
WRITE_CALENDAR 2.5% (4) Personal_info Dangerous
CHANGE_WIFI_MULTICAST_STATE 1.9% (3) Affects_battery Dangerous
FLASHLIGHT 1.9% (3) Affects_battery Normal
SET_WALLPAPER_HINTS 1.9% (3) Wallpaper Normal
READ_CALENDAR 1.9% (3) Personal_info Dangerous
REORDER_TASKS 1.9% (3) App_info Normal
WRITE_SMS 1.9% (3) Messages Dangerous
USE_CREDENTIALS 1.9% (3) Accounts Dangerous
PROCESS_OUTGOING_CALLS 1.9% (3) Phone_calls Dangerous
SET_ALARM 1.9% (3) Device_alarms Normal
WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS 1.2% (2) Sync_settings Normal
READ_SYNC_SETTINGS 1.2% (2) Sync_settings Normal
WRITE_APN_SETTINGS 1.2% (2) System_tools Signature - System
MODIFY_PHONE_STATE 1.2% (2) Phone_calls Signature - System
RECEIVE_MMS 1.2% (2) Messages Dangerous
BLUETOOTH_ADMIN 1.2% (2) Bluetooth_network Dangerous
REBOOT 1.2% (2) None Signature - System
BATTERY_STATS 1.2% (2) System_tools Signature - System - Development
READ_GSERVICES 1.2% (2) None Non Standard
CLEAR_APP_CACHE 1.2% (2) System_tools Dangerous
WRITE_MEDIA_STORAGE 1.2% (2) Storage Signature - System
BLUETOOTH 1.2% (2) Bluetooth_network Dangerous
READ_CALL_LOG 0.6% (1) Social_info Dangerous
SET_TIME_ZONE 0.6% (1) System_clock Normal
ACCESS_COARSE_UPDATES 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
DELETE_CACHE_FILES 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
SET_DEBUG_APP 0.6% (1) Development_tools Signature - System - Development
CHECK_LICENSE 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
SET_ACTIVITY_WATCHER 0.6% (1) None Signature
CHANGE_COMPONENT_ENABLED_STATE 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
MASTER_CLEAR 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS 0.6% (1) Development_tools Signature - System - Development
BROADCAST_SMS 0.6% (1) Messages Signature
INSTALL_PACKAGES 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
ACTIVITY_RECOGNITION 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
FULL_SCREEN 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
READ_PROFILE 0.6% (1) Personal_info Dangerous
USE_SIP 0.6% (1) Phone_calls Dangerous
ACCESS_SUPERUSER 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
DEVICE_POWER 0.6% (1) None Signature
SET_TIME 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
CLEAR_APP_USER_DATA 0.6% (1) None Signature
NFC 0.6% (1) Network Dangerous
SET_ALWAYS_FINISH 0.6% (1) Development_tools Signature - System - Development
CHANGE_WIMAX_STATE 0.6% (1) Network Dangerous
RECEIVE_WAP_PUSH 0.6% (1) Messages Dangerous
WRITE_PROFILE 0.6% (1) Personal_info Dangerous
WRITE_GSERVICES 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
INJECT_EVENTS 0.6% (1) None Signature
WRITE_CALL_LOG 0.6% (1) Social_info Dangerous
GET_PACKAGE_SIZE 0.6% (1) System_tools Normal
ACCESS_WIMAX_STATE 0.6% (1) Network Normal
FORCE_STOP_PACKAGES 0.6% (1) System_tools Signature - System
FLAG_SHOW_WHEN_LOCKED 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
STATUS_BAR 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
ACCESS_DOWNLOAD_MANAGER 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
DELETE_PACKAGES 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
SET_PREFERRED_APPLICATIONS 0.6% (1) System_tools Signature
MUSICSERVICE 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
SEND_DOWNLOAD_COMPLETED_INTENTS 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
RECORD_VIDEO 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
CALL_PRIVILEGED 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
RECEIVE_USER_PRESENT 0.6% (1) None Non Standard
HARDWARE_TEST 0.6% (1) Hardware_controls Signature
READ_SYNC_STATS 0.6% (1) Sync_settings Normal
AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS 0.6% (1) Accounts Dangerous
FORCE_BACK 0.6% (1) None Signature
ACCESS_MOCK_LOCATION 0.6% (1) System_tools Dangerous
EXPAND_STATUS_BAR 0.6% (1) Status_bar Normal
READ_FRAME_BUFFER 0.6% (1) None Signature - System
SIGNAL_PERSISTENT_PROCESSES 0.6% (1) Development_tools Signature - System - Development
DIAGNOSTIC 0.6% (1) System_tools Signature