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The following are the reason for each app permission required by Tasks N Todos.

1)Request authtokens from the AccountManager - This permission is needed to get the Google account information necessary to sync with Google Tasks.

2)Write to external storage - This permission is needed to access the SD card to store photo attachments and also to backup the database.

3)Open network sockets - This permission is needed to connect to internet to sync with Google Tasks.

4)Access the vibration feature - This permission is needed to vibrate the phone/tablet when firing off the task reminders.

5)Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service - This permission is needed to get the list of Google accounts associated with the device, thus allowing user to switch Google tasks account to sync.

6)Access information about networks - This permission is needed to check whether internet connectivity is available before the app attempts to sync with Google Tasks server so as to avoid force closures in the event that internet is unavailable.

7)Read/write access the "properties" table in the checkin database, to change values that get uploaded - This permission is used for the new 'Add Task Location' feature. The property being 'read' is the user's current location.

8)Access Coarse Location - This permission is used for the new 'Add Task Location' feature. The property being 'read' is the user's current location.

9)Receive boot completed - This permission is used to reset alarms that were cleared off after shutting down when the device is started again.

Last updated on January 10, 2012 by Handy Apps