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XPrivacy - The ultimate, yet easy to use, privacy manager [3.6.18 STABLE] [20150616]

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XPrivacy

After weeks of research, development and testing I proudly present the ultimate, yet easy to use, privacy manager: XPrivacy.

XPrivacy can prevent applications from leaking privacy sensitive data. XPrivacy can restrict the categories of data an application can access. This is done by feeding an application with no or fake data. There are several data categories which can be restricted, for example contacts or location. For example, if you restrict access to contacts for an application, this will result in sending an empty contact list to the application. Similarly, restricting an application's access to your location will result in a set location being sent to the application.

Features
  • Simple to use
  • No need to patch anything (no source, no smali or anything else)
  • For any (stock) variant of Android version 4.0.3 - 5.1.1 (ICS, JellyBean, Lollipop)
  • Newly installed applications are restricted by default
  • Displays data actually used by an application
  • Option to restrict on demand
  • Free and open source
  • Free from advertisements

Read more on GitHub

The download link is in the installation instructions

You can also use the XPrivacy Installer as an aid to install XPrivacy.

This forum is for questions only. See here for bug reports and feature requests.

Please post messages related to privacy only.
XPrivacy is not intended to make other application do things they are not supposed to do.


There is only support for the latest official XPrivacy version.

XPrivacy was a lot of work, so please support this project

If you want to donate, see here for all options.

Use at your own risk !




XDA:DevDB Information
XPrivacy, Xposed for all devices (see above for details)

Contributors
M66B
Source Code: https://github.com/M66B/XPrivacy

Xposed Package Name: biz.bokhorst.xprivacy

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 3.6.18
Stable Release Date: 2015-06-16

Created 2014-08-03
Last Updated 2015-06-16
Last edited by M66B; 24th August 2014 at 02:37 PM. Reason: 2.2.2
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12th June 2013, 10:42 AM |#2  
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Wow!

Can't wait to take this for a test run!
And see what else can be added, of course
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Originally Posted by Tungstwenty

Wow!

Can't wait to take this for a test run!
And see what else can be added, of course

Please report about your experiences.
Contributions are more than welcome to make it a better mod.
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12th June 2013, 11:39 AM |#4  
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Thanks a lot. I always missed PDroid as i am on stock Samsung ROM.

BTW, the patches also work on Stock Rom ? ie : even if i don't use CM10, i need to install the CM10_4.1 patch isn't it ?

Tanks again
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12th June 2013, 11:46 AM |#5  
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Looks awesome.

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12th June 2013, 11:49 AM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Namoi

Thanks a lot. I always missed PDroid as i am on stock Samsung ROM.

BTW, the patches also work on Stock Rom ? ie : even if i don't use CM10, i need to install the CM10_4.1 patch isn't it ?

Tanks again

Yes, the fixes should work on stock ROM too, but I didn't test it.
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Yes, the fixes should work on stock ROM too, but I didn't test it.

I will try ASAP and report
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12th June 2013, 12:36 PM |#8  
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Im using this since version 0.3 and think it is really a great Mod!
Thank you very much for your hard work!

I'd really like to contribute, but since I'm pretty limited in terms of coding the only thing I can offer is to translate Xprivacy to German if you like.

I already got some experience in app translating (though it has been some time since then), so just PM me, if you want me to translate it

Gesendet von meinem Xperia Mini Pro mit Tapatalk 2
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Wow, this application is gone so far from 0.1!
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Yes, the fixes should work on stock ROM too, but I didn't test it.

So If I'm on a sense based 4.2.2 rom I also need to install the CM 4.2 fix? (just installed the latest version of Xprivacy .11)
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