We have noticed a number of users are concerned about some of the permissions requested by the Telstra 24x7 Android app.
We try to keep these permissions to a minimum and would like to explain how these permissions are used within the application.
This is required by the Google maps API used within the app for the “Find a store” functionality
This is required by the "Find a store" functionality to provide you directions and distance from your current location.
This is used to send a verification to your mobile phone number via a sms to ensure we link the right profile to your Telstra ID+
This is required to download data from our network to ensure your app is up to date as possible.
This is required by the home screen widget which will update automatically in the background.
Required by the home screen widget to update when phone starts.
Information from our records is sent to your Telstra 24x7 App via the internet to keep you informed about your services
Required to determine if you are using a mobile network or Wifi to deliver the appropriate experience.
This is required by the “Rename your service” function. The app will read your contacts and suggest an appropriate service nickname if that service number is found in your contacts.
If you have any concerns or further questions please comment on this post and we’ll try to answer any questions that you might have.
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