Most commonly requested types of permissions by apps from the Google Play Store as of September 2014

Leading app permissions in the Google Play Store 2014 This statistic lists the most commonly requested types of permissions by apps from the Google Play Store as of September 2014. During the survey period, it was found that 83 percent of apps in the Google Play store requested full network access.
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Share of apps
Full network access83%
View network connections69%
Test access to protected storage54%
Modify or delete the content of your USB storage54%
Read phone status and identity35%
Prevent device from sleeping27%
Precise location (GPS and network-based)24%
View WiFi connections23%
Control vibration21%
Approximate location (network-based)21%
Share of apps
Full network access83%
View network connections69%
Test access to protected storage54%
Modify or delete the content of your USB storage54%
Read phone status and identity35%
Prevent device from sleeping27%
Precise location (GPS and network-based)24%
View WiFi connections23%
Control vibration21%
Approximate location (network-based)21%

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This statistic lists the most commonly requested types of permissions by apps from the Google Play Store as of September 2014. During the survey period, it was found that 83 percent of apps in the Google Play store requested full network access.
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Release date
November 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
June 18 to September 2014

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