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UNF Mobile App for Android Users

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For security reasons, Android users will be asked by their device to allow UNF Mobile access to various capabilities of the device (as enumerated in the "Permissions" tab on the UNF Mobile page in Google Play).

The following outlines the reasons that the app requires the respective permissions:


Permission Category Specific Permission Reason
Your accounts Act as account authenticator, manage the accounts list, discover known accounts Learn: Allows users to save their learn login credentials for future use.
Your location coarse (network-based) location, fine (GPS) location Maps: used to determine location for locate me functionality
Network communication Full Internet access, View network state, Receive data from Internet Entire app: Necessary in order to load application data feeds for all modules.
Your personal information Write contact data Directory: Allows application to add contacts from Directory to device's address book.
Your personal information Read contact data Directory: Allows students to look up names from Directory to match those in their device's address book.
Your personal information Add or modify calendar events and send emails to guests Events: Allows application to add items from Events module to device's calendar.
Your personal information Read calendar events Events: Enables ability to add calendar events from device's calendar into the applications Events module calendar.
Phone calls Read phone status and ID

Directory: Allows app to check if phone is available to make a call to selected number.

Learn: Allows for push notifications to the device (course announcements, grades, new tests, etc).

Storage Modify/delete USB storage contents Learn: Allows users to download/upload attachments for forums, blogs, journals, etc.
System tools Install shortcuts, Uninstall shortcuts Allows for the creation and removal of application shortcuts on the devices home screens.