The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Welcome to ello, the app that acts like a turbo booster for the voice and messaging services already on your Android smartphone. With ello you get an integrated, modern user interface for your existing voice and SMS services. No more separate call logs, message logs, or any logs for that matter. Just a single timeline for each of your conversations. In addition, you get free calling and messaging (including groups) to other ello users around the world. Please enjoy!
|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 mobile analytics|
|Send sms messages||Can send SMS messages||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 market/customer analysis|
|Read your contacts||Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history||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|
|Record audio||Can record audio through microphone on device||Internal|
|Take pictures and videos||Can use camera or flashlight on the phone||Internal|
|Change network connectivity||Allows applications to change network connectivity state.||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Connect and disconnect from wi-fi||Can connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|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 market/customer analysis|
|Write call log||Can change your device’s call log including incoming and outgoing calls data||Not analyzed yet|
|Read call log||Can read your device’s call log, including incoming and outgoing calls||Not analyzed yet|
|Edit your text messages (sms or mms)||Allows the app to write to SMS messages stored on your tablet or SIM card. Malicious apps may delete your messages.||Not analyzed yet|
|Read your text messages (sms or mms)||Can read SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
|Directly call phone numbers||Can call phone numbers||Not analyzed yet|
|Reroute outgoing calls||Allows an application to see the number being dialed during an outgoing call with the option to redirect the call to a different number or abort the call altogether.||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify your contacts||Can edit contacts on device||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
|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|
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