The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Free Calls, Group Calls, Texting, Video, Group Video, and more!
* New! You can now fring your friends on Symbian
* New! Use your phone number for registration instead of username / password **
* Group calling with 4 friends at the same time!
* Free calls, messaging & video calls to other fring users worldwide
* Free text messaging (no more expensive SMS)
* Almost free calls to mobiles and landlines with fringOut
THE BEST FREE CALLS AND GROUP CALLS (VOICE / VIDEO)
The HIGHEST QUALITY calls and group calls (voice and video) on mobile! fring's DVQ™ technology (Dynamic Video Quality) gives you the best video and audio quality possible by automatically and continuously adjusting your video call quality to match your connectivity.
EASY TO USE- just like regular calling, but for free and with group video if you prefer to see your friends from wherever you are.
SAVE MONEY on calls to landlines and mobile phones anywhere in the world with fringOut. If you have family & friends not yet on fring, buy fringOut credit or subscription (via the app) to call any landline or mobile phone anywhere in the world for (nearly) free!
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|Read your contacts||Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history||Internal|
|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|
|Send sms messages||Can send SMS messages||Internal|
|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|
|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|
|Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Utility|
|Full network access||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|
|Create accounts and set passwords||Can use user's account authentication information (like password) or create new accounts||Internal|
|Record audio||Can record audio through microphone on device||Internal|
|Receive text messages (sms)||Can receive SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify your contacts||Can edit contacts on device||Not analyzed yet|
|Connect and disconnect from wi-fi||Can connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points||Not analyzed yet|
|Directly call phone numbers||Can call phone numbers||Not analyzed yet|
|Add or remove accounts||Can manage user's accounts on the phone||Not analyzed yet|
|Read your text messages (sms or mms)||Can read SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
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