OfficeSuite Permissions

How OfficeSuite uses the granted permissions on your phone?

  • Read your contacts (only after request on newer Android) - Used to avoid underlining you contacts' names when doing spellcheck and easily browse them when you want to send messages or documents.
  • Modify/delete SD card contents (only after request on newer Android) - Used for saving files on SD memory cards.
  • Prevent phone from sleeping - Used for keeping the screen from sleeping (e.g. while running a PowerPoint presentation).
  • Reorder running applications, retrieve running applications - If a document is opened from external file browser and you try to open it via the file browser in OfficeSuite, the task is switched to the already opened file.
  • Read phone state and identity - For reading the device IMEI which is used for generating a unique license key for OfficeSuite.
  • Full internet access - Used for accessing the Internet (e.g. while you open a remote Google Drive, DropBox or Box account).
  • Manage the accounts list, use the authentication credentials of an account - The Google accounts registered on the phone are used for access to Google Drive and thus user does not have to enter the account credentials in OfficeSuite.
  • Automatically start at boot - Used for file search in the OfficeSuite file browser.
  • View Wi-Fi state - To check whether Wi-Fi is enabled on your device.
  • Control vibrator - Vibration is used for user feedback in some cases.
  • Discover known accounts - Used for access to already registered Google Drive accounts.
  • Add words to user-defined dictionary - used to store new corrected words for spell-checking purposes.
  • Install shortcuts - when you add shortcuts to documents on your Home screen.