The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Pure instant messaging — simple, fast, secure, and synced across all your devices. Over 100 million active users in two and a half years.
|Add or remove accounts||Can manage user's accounts on the phone||Internal|
|Full network access||Can access the internet||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|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Internal|
|Take pictures and videos||Can use camera or flashlight on the phone||Internal|
|Read your contacts||Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history||Internal|
|Pair with bluetooth devices||Can connect to user's Bluetooth devices||Internal|
|Create accounts and set passwords||Can use user's account authentication information (like password) or create new accounts||Internal|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Record audio||Can record audio through microphone on device||Internal|
|Approximate location (network-based)||Can use user's approximate location||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify your contacts||Can edit contacts on device||Not analyzed yet|
|Write call log||Can change your device’s call log including incoming and outgoing calls data||Not analyzed yet|
|Draw over other apps||Can create alerts on other apps or parts of the user interface||Not analyzed yet|
|Receive text messages (sms)||Can receive SMS messages||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 call log||Can read your device’s call log, including incoming and outgoing calls||Not analyzed yet|
|Install shortcuts||Allows an application to install a shortcut in Launcher.||Not analyzed yet|
|Directly call phone numbers||Can call phone numbers||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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