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Quick Settings

System settings tool

Quick Settings provides quick access to various Android system settings, such as WiFi, GPS, brightness and all the various volume controls. Can be launched by long-pressing the hardware search key, or via the status bar.

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Status: This app won't receive any further updates as the author is not publishing the source code for the newer versions (or indeed, older versions).

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  • Version 1.9.9.3 (201107260) suggested Added on 2011-08-09

    This version requires Android 1.6 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • pair with Bluetooth devices
      Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
    • access Bluetooth settings
      Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.READ_SECURE_SETTINGS
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • connect and disconnect from WiMAX
      Allows the app to determine whether WiMAX is enabled and information about any WiMAX networks that are connected.
    • change WiMAX state
      Allows the app to connect the phone to and disconnect the phone from WiMAX networks.

    Download APK 391 KiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.9.9.2 (201106160) - Added on 2011-06-29

    This version requires Android 1.6 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • pair with Bluetooth devices
      Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
    • access Bluetooth settings
      Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.READ_SECURE_SETTINGS
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • connect and disconnect from WiMAX
      Allows the app to determine whether WiMAX is enabled and information about any WiMAX networks that are connected.
    • change WiMAX state
      Allows the app to connect the phone to and disconnect the phone from WiMAX networks.

    Download APK 391 KiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.9.8 p2 (201012060) - Added on 2011-01-29

    This version requires Android 1.5 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • pair with Bluetooth devices
      Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
    • access Bluetooth settings
      Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • find accounts on the device
      Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.READ_SECURE_SETTINGS
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • connect and disconnect from WiMAX
      Allows the app to determine whether WiMAX is enabled and information about any WiMAX networks that are connected.
    • change WiMAX state
      Allows the app to connect the phone to and disconnect the phone from WiMAX networks.

    Download APK 376 KiB PGP Signature | Build Log