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How does DoggCatcher use each of the permissions that are required?

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Some of the permissions below are required only for optional features within the application. The Android framework does allow for conditionally requiring these permissions based on usage of features.

  • BLUETOOTH - to detect when a bluetooth device is connected to start playing audio
  • INTERNET - to update feeds and download media files from the internet
  • WAKE_LOCK - to keep device awake when updating feeds or downloading media files
  • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE - to check if wifi is connected to enable download conditions
  • READ_LOGS - to send debug logs to developer when user requests
  • RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED - to start the application upon boot (if configured)
  • READ_PHONE_STATE - detect when calls are being made so audio can be paused
  • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - to save media files to the SD card
  • GET_TASKS - some devices require this to launch DoggCatcher in response to headset connect events
  • CHECK_LICENSE - validates the license with the google market app