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BaldPhone

Replace your phone's interface with a big, simple and friendly one
New in version 13.0.0
* Fixed Android 10 bugs
* Added and fixed languages

Description


BaldPhone is a platform which replaces the phone’s interface with a bigger, simpler and friendlier one.
It is built for elderly people, people with motoric problems and people who need a visual aid.
It’s 100% free and open source. It is made out of a desire to help the community and is purely a goodwill product.

Main features


- Home Launcher
- Keyboard
- Video Tutorials
- Reminders For Pills
- Contacts and Phone Applications
- Voice Assistant
- Alarms
- Photos and Videos Viewer
- Notification Management
- SOS Button
- Advanced Settings
- Much More!

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Packages

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 13.0.0 (102) suggested Added on 2020-10-12

    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 network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • access Bluetooth settings
      Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • 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.
    • modify your contacts
      Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific contacts. This permission allows apps to delete contact data.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • disable your screen lock
      Allows the app to disable the keylock and any associated password security. For example, the phone disables the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enables the keylock when the call is finished.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • 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.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
    • access Do Not Disturb
      Allows the app to read and write Do Not Disturb configuration.
    • request delete packages
      Allows an application to request deletion of packages.
    • write call log
      Allows the app to modify your phone's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.
    • 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.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 3.7 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 12.1.5 (101) - Added on 2020-09-24

    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 network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • access Bluetooth settings
      Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • 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.
    • modify your contacts
      Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific contacts. This permission allows apps to delete contact data.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • disable your screen lock
      Allows the app to disable the keylock and any associated password security. For example, the phone disables the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enables the keylock when the call is finished.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • 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.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
    • access Do Not Disturb
      Allows the app to read and write Do Not Disturb configuration.
    • request delete packages
      Allows an application to request deletion of packages.
    • write call log
      Allows the app to modify your phone's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 3.7 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 12.1.4 (100) - Added on 2020-07-16

    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 network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • access Bluetooth settings
      Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • 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.
    • modify your contacts
      Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific contacts. This permission allows apps to delete contact data.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • disable your screen lock
      Allows the app to disable the keylock and any associated password security. For example, the phone disables the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enables the keylock when the call is finished.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • 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.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
    • access Do Not Disturb
      Allows the app to read and write Do Not Disturb configuration.
    • request delete packages
      Allows an application to request deletion of packages.
    • write call log
      Allows the app to modify your phone's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 3.6 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log