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Zorin Connect

Connect your Zorin OS computer with your device
New in version 1.22.3
- Automatically reconnect to trusted networks in the background on Android 10+
- More playback controls for Spotify on your computer
- Preserve the last modified time on files received from your computer
- Themed icon now available on Android 13+
- Various quality-of-life improvements throughout the app
- Bug fixes and performance improvements
Zorin Connect provides several features to integrate your phone and your computer:

* Sync your phone notifications with your computer
* Browse photos from your phone
* Reply to SMS messages
* Share files and links between devices
* Use your phone as a remote control for your computer

The app seamlessly connects your computer and your mobile device over your local network, securely with RSA encryption.

Please note you will need to have Zorin OS 15 installed and have enabled Zorin Connect on your computer for this app to work.

Versions

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.22.3 (12203) suggested Added on 2023-03-05

    This version requires Android 5.0 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.
    • 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.
    • have 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.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • change network connectivity
      Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.
    • 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.
    • allow Wi-Fi Multicast reception
      Allows the app to receive packets sent to all devices on a Wi-Fi network using multicast addresses, not just your phone. It uses more power than the non-multicast mode.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.
    • send and view SMS messages
      Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
      This app can read all SMS (text) messages stored on your phone.
    • receive text messages (SMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • receive text messages (MMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process MMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
      Allows the app to display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone while the app is in use.
    • query all packages
      Allows an app to see all installed packages.
    • access location in the background
      This app can access location at any time, even while the app is not in use.
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • com.zorinos.zorin_connect.DYNAMIC_RECEIVER_NOT_EXPORTED_PERMISSION

    Download APK 6.5 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.19.1 (11910) - Added on 2022-08-07

    This version requires Android 4.0 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.
    • 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.
    • have 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.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • change network connectivity
      Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.
    • 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.
    • allow Wi-Fi Multicast reception
      Allows the app to receive packets sent to all devices on a Wi-Fi network using multicast addresses, not just your phone. It uses more power than the non-multicast mode.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.
    • send and view SMS messages
      Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
      This app can read all SMS (text) messages stored on your phone.
    • receive text messages (SMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • receive text messages (MMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process MMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • request install packages
      Allows an application to request installation of packages.
    • display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
      Allows the app to display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone while the app is in use.
    • query all packages
      Allows an app to see all installed packages.

    Download APK 6.6 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.17.0 (11700) - Added on 2021-06-20

    This version requires Android 4.0 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.
    • 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.
    • have 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.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • change network connectivity
      Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.
    • 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.
    • allow Wi-Fi Multicast reception
      Allows the app to receive packets sent to all devices on a Wi-Fi network using multicast addresses, not just your phone. It uses more power than the non-multicast mode.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.
    • send and view SMS messages
      Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
      This app can read all SMS (text) messages stored on your phone.
    • receive text messages (SMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • receive text messages (MMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process MMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • request install packages
      Allows an application to request installation of packages.
    • display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
      Allows the app to display notifications as full screen activities on a locked device
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone while the app is in use.

    Download APK 6 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log