[Q] Privacy solution with on demand internet and autostart blocking?

242 posts
Thanks Meter: 238
By k8500, Senior Member on 19th August 2014, 01:30 PM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
I have been using CM11s own Privacy Guard for quite some time to block access to personal data, but I'm growing increasingly unhappy with it, as it doesn't contain anything to block internet or prevent autostarts specifically for an app. It also doesn't look like this is being worked on. So, I tried XPrivacy, but this doesn't block internet reliably (as the author himself told me) and preventing autostarts is beyond the scope of it. So, still unhappy.

I know about solutions like AFWall+ (for blocking internet access) and Rom Toolbox Pro for disabling autostart listeners, but that's not what I'm searching for. I'm searching for something that gives me a prompt, asking for permission, right when an app tries to access the internet or tries to autostart - the same way as Privacy Guard and XPrivacy do for the stuff they are made for. Additionally, preventing access to the unique ID (ie. giving false data) would be a plus, as I'd like to achieve complete privacy with as few different apps as possible.

Any ideas?
Last edited by k8500; 19th August 2014 at 04:25 PM.
19th August 2014, 08:55 PM |#2  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 238
Oh well... this got moved to General discussion, although it is Android specific. Anyone got any recommendations?
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Guest Quick Reply (no urls or BBcode)
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes