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In Settings>Apps>All click android system scroll down to permissions. And I see this "directly call phone numbers" "this may cost you money" is it anything I should be worried about cause I don't want to pay for anything that I don't know about. I'm confused about what this is.

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Android System is part of the OS, aka, what makes phone calls. Since making a phone call could presumably use your minutes up, it "may" cost you money. You'll also see this permission on some apps that can do the same thing. If you have unlimited minutes on your plan, then it is meaningless (the phone does not know what your plan is).

Basically, it's just telling you to watch how much you use your minutes/texts/data.
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In Settings>Apps>All click android system scroll down to permissions. And I see this "directly call phone numbers" "this may cost you money" is it anything I should be worried about cause I don't want to pay for anything that I don't know about. I'm confused about what this is.

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...is this your first Android phone? Just a question because the permissions system has been there since like, ICS. You wouldn't have to worry about system apps doing weird things like sending texts or making calls without you actually wanting to.

Android System would obviously be allowed to access calling functions on your phone because...it's Android. It's really only a concern if you install some app like a calendar app and it requests permission to use calling or messaging on your phone, because it shouldn't need it.
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@droid_<3er lol no this is my 5th and I'm very familiar with android I just never seen that before

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@droid_<3er lol no this is my 5th and I'm very familiar with android I just never seen that before

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Check the permissions more often. It's a good thing to be sure.
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