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The Pokémon Go app is reading files on your phone, but there's a reason

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

It's probably not what you think, but it's not great news for people who prefer to root their phones.
As anyone who roots their Android phone will tell you, it's not always easy to play the games you love these days. Lots of game developers deploy anti-root detection methods to keep you from playing their game if you root your phone. An all too common explanation for why this anti-root philosophy exists is to combat cheating, and one place in particular this explanation irritates users is Pokémon Go .
Niantic won't even let the app fully start if it looks like you are rooting your phone...
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Pokemon GO Permissions May Be Reading Personal Files On Your Device

Pokemon GO Permissions May Be Reading Personal Files On Your Device

1 month ago   |   By Game Rant

Pokemon GO players aren't happy to find out that a new cheating detection method may be giving the app read permissions to personal files and storage space on their devices.
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