The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:forfone is an app that provides FREE WORLDWIDE CALLS , TEXT, PICTURE & LOCATION MESSAGES. Simply download the app and start free worldwide calls, text, picture and location messages with other forfone users without registration. From as low as 1.9 Cent you can also make worldwide calls to contacts who do not use forfone.
NO ROAMING COSTS when calling from abroad. When you are abroad with your android device you can make calls, send text and picture messages without any roaming costs. Simply use a wifi connection.
forfone is better than many other VOIP (Voice over IP / SIP) Apps
* 100% FREE CALLS: all forfone services are completely free, there is no basic fee and no hidden costs. Free worldwide calls, free worldwide text and picture messages to all forfone users. All contacts in your phonebook will automatically have a ‘forfree’ indication as soon as they have installed the forfone app. Inform your friends today and let them know that they can make FREE PHONE CALLS. All they need is an internet connection (3G or Wifi).
* MAKE CALLS TO NON FORFONE CONTACTS. forfone offers the service to call and text non forfone users. From as low as 1.9 Cent you can make international calls. All rates for international calls outside the forfone network can be found on our website.
*NO REGISTRATION, USERNAME OR PASSWORD. Simply download and start the app. You will then receive a text message for validation. There is no username or password that you have to enter. Simply start making free calls.
* NO BUDDY LIST: forfone automatically indicates all contacts that have the forfone app installed as ‚free’. Unlike as with Skype, Windows Live Messenger or Fring you do not have to know an extra username.
* VOICE QUALITY: forfone is using the newest technology in order to provide best possible voice quality. Please keep in mind that the voice quality depends on your internet connection. Best quality is reached with 3G or a full Wifi signal.
If you have questions or helpful suggestions concerning the forfone app please visit our support: http://support.forfone.com/
* Additional charges for using the internet connection of your mobile provider may occur.
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for development aid libraries|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for targeted advertising|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for utility purposes|
|Read your contacts||Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history||Internal|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Can use user's precise location||It appears this app uses this data for delivering location targeted advertisement|
|Take pictures and videos||Can use camera or flashlight on the phone||Internal|
|Pair with bluetooth devices||Can connect to user's Bluetooth devices||Internal|
|Record audio||Can record audio through microphone on device||Internal|
|Send sms messages||Can send SMS messages||Internal|
|Use accounts on the device||Allows the app to request authentication tokens.||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Internal|
|Read phone status and identity||Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Internal|
|Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||It appears this app uses this data to identify users for delivering targeted advertisement|
|Disable your screen lock||Allows applications to disable the keyguard if it is not secure.||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Modify your contacts||Can edit contacts on device||Not analyzed yet|
|Read your text messages (sms or mms)||Can read SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
|Receive text messages (sms)||Can receive SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
|Read your own contact card||Allows the app to read personal profile information stored on your device, such as your name and contact information. This means the app can identify you and may send your profile information to others.||Not analyzed yet|
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