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App permissions manager for z1 compact

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App permissions manager for z1 compact

Hey guys, does anyone know about any app permissions manager that works without root on a Z1 compact?
As far as I know the battery issue can only be solved by restricting the permissions for Google services and Google play services apps.
Please let me know if there is any way to change app permissions without having to root the phone.
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Re: App permissions manager for z1 compact

AFAIK, this only can be done with rooting, I never heard of a possible way to set app permissions without root. Let's wait from @alexdon or @Thommo to confirm that.



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Re: App permissions manager for z1 compact

As @Quester said - You need to have root access to be able to change permissions and I am speaking as someone who does this often

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.   Richard P. Feynman



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Re: App permissions manager for z1 compact

Thommo is the man. Some of the google apps can be disabled without rooting though.



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Re: App permissions manager for z1 compact

@thommo @alexdon : Can you point me towards a good guide to root my phone? I am running 0.270 Lollipop 5.0.2