Chrome Browser - Google

Browse fast on your Android phone and tablet with the Google Chrome browser you love on desktop. Pick up where you left off on your other devices with tab sync, search by voice, and save up to 50% of data usage while browsing.
• Sync Across Devices - seamlessly access and open tabs and bookmarks from your laptop, phone or tablet
• Save Data - reduce mobile data usage by up to 50% while browsing
• Faster Browsing - choose from search results that instantly appear as you type and quickly access previously visited pages
• Voice Search - use the magic of Google voice search to find answers on-the-go without typing
• Translate - easily read webpages in any language
• Intuitive Gestures - open as many tabs as your heart desires and quickly flip through them by swiping from side to side on the toolbar
• Privacy - use Incognito mode to browse without saving your history

The application has access to the following:

Affects battery

control vibration

Allows the app to control the vibrator.

Affects battery

prevent device from sleeping

Allows the app to prevent the device from going to sleep.

Audio settings

change your audio settings

Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

Bookmarks and History

read your Web bookmarks and history

Allows the app to read the history of all URLs that the Browser has visited, and all of the Browser's bookmarks. Note: this permission may not be enforced by third-party browsers or other applications with web browsing capabilities.

Bookmarks and History

write web bookmarks and history

Allows the app to modify the Browser's history or bookmarks stored on your tablet. This may allow the app to erase or modify Browser data. Note: this permission may note be enforced by third-party browsers or other applications with web browsing capabilities. Allows the app to modify the Browser's history or bookmarks stored on your phone. This may allow the app to erase or modify Browser data. Note: this permission may note be enforced by third-party browsers or other applications with web browsing capabilities.

Camera/Microphone

record audio

record audio

Camera/Microphone

take pictures and videos

Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

Network communication

control Near Field Communication

Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.

Network communication

full network access

Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

Network communication

receive data from Internet

Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.

Network communication

view network connections

Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

Storage

modify or delete the contents of your USB storage

Allows the app to write to the USB storage.

Sync Settings

read sync settings

Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.

Sync Settings

read sync statistics

Allows an app to read the sync stats for an account, including the history of sync events and how much data is synced.

Sync Settings

toggle sync on and off

Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.

System tools

install shortcuts

Allows an app to add shortcuts without user intervention.

System tools

test access to protected storage

Allows the app to test a permission for USB storage that will be available on future devices.

Your accounts

add or remove accounts

Allows the app to perform operations like adding and removing accounts, and deleting their password.

Your accounts

find accounts on the device

Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the tablet. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed. Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.

Your accounts

read Google service configuration

Allows this app to read Google service configuration data.

Your accounts

use accounts on the device

Allows the app to request authentication tokens.

Your location

approximate location (network-based)

Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.

Your location

precise location (GPS and network-based)

Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.