The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Messenger for Android™ is built to be your default messaging app. It unifies all of your personal and business communications in a single app. Send and Receive messages regardless of communications type:
|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 utility purposes|
|Read your contacts||Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history||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|
|Send sms messages||Can send SMS messages||Internal|
|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||Utility|
|Modify your contacts||Can edit contacts on device||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|
|Receive text messages (sms)||Can receive SMS messages||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|
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