The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Skype keeps the world talking. Say “hello” with an instant message, voice or video call—all for free, no matter what device they use Skype on.
|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||Utility|
|Read your contacts||Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history||Internal|
|Add or remove accounts||Can manage user's accounts on the phone||Internal|
|Take pictures and videos||Can use camera or flashlight on the phone||Internal|
|Can use camera or flashlight on the phone||Utility|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Can use user's precise location||Utility|
|Record audio||Can record audio through microphone on device||Internal|
|Can record audio through microphone on device||Utility|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Internal|
|Retrieve running apps||Can retrieve information on currently and recently running apps on the device||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|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 utility purposes|
|Pair with bluetooth devices||Can connect to user's Bluetooth devices||Internal|
|Connect and disconnect from wi-fi||Can connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points||It appears this app uses this data for utility purposes|
|Receive text messages (sms)||Can receive SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
|Disable your screen lock||Allows applications to disable the keyguard if it is not secure.||Not analyzed yet|
|Create accounts and set passwords||Can use user's account authentication information (like password) or create new accounts||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify your contacts||Can edit contacts on device||Not analyzed yet|
|Draw over other apps||Can create alerts on other apps or parts of the user interface||Not analyzed yet|
|Directly call phone numbers||Can call phone numbers||Not analyzed yet|
|Use accounts on the device||Allows the app to request authentication tokens.||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|
|Read your text messages (sms or mms)||Can read SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
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