WMP - Remote:Permissions

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WMP - Remote

You may not understand why WMP - Remote is using so many different permissions. In the following you will see a list of all used permissions and a short description why this app needs that permission.

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Hardware controls

Record audio

Allows the app to record audio.

Is needed to identify voice commands.

Prevent device from sleeping

Allows the app to prevent the device from going to sleep.

Is needed to prevent the screen from turning off. This can be turned off globally.

Network communication

Full network access

Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

Is needed to connect to HomeMedia Service via Wi-Fi or 3G/4G.

Connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi

Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.

Is needed to connect to HomeMedia Service via Wi-Fi or 3G/4G.

View Wi-Fi connections

Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

Is needed to identify the local network and to receive the IP address of the Android device.

View network connections

Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

Is needed for the advertisement of the application.

Phone calls

Read phone status and identity

Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.

Is needed to identify incoming calls to automatically pause the playback.

Storage

Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage

Allows the app to write to the USB storage.

Is needed to cache the preview image and to export the list of voice commands.

System tools

Test access to protected storage

Allows the app to test a permission for USB storage that will be available on future devices.

Is needed to cache the preview image and to export the list of voice commands.

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