Bouncer - Temporary App Permissions

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About this app

Bouncer gives you the ability to grant permissions temporarily. Want to tag a location or take a photo, but don't want that app to be able to use the camera or get your location whenever it wants? Bouncer gives you exactly that. As soon as you exit the app, Bouncer will automatically remove the permission for you in an instant so you can get back to doing what you do best, without having to worry about apps invading your privacy and wasting your battery.

Bouncer is designed for one-time permissions, not for permissions where you only want the app to have them in the foreground. Bouncer can be used for both purposes but as you use apps throughout the day they will be in the foreground a lot of the time.

• Increased security, privacy and battery life
• Never have to worry what apps are doing in the background
• No complicated setup needed (no root or adb)

Some devices work better with Bouncer than others due to different restrictions. Some devices like Nokia devices may prevent Bouncer from running because of its aggressive battery management.

How does it work?
Bouncer uses an accessibility service. It activates when you grant a permission and gives you the option to remove it. When you go home, Bouncer will open the app's settings and remove the permission for you extremely quickly.

Why should I trust Bouncer?
Yes, an app that can turn off permissions can also turn them on. But Bouncer requests no permissions. It cannot see info inside apps except for the settings app (so it can turn permissions off). Bouncer doesn't have the internet permission so even if it could get sensitive info (which it can't) it couldn't transmit it anywhere. All these facts are easily verifiable for anyone to check.

If you're having problems with Bouncer please read the help guide and use the contact support option if it cannot be fixed.

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Saksham Barsaiyan
Updated on
Feb 20, 2022

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Ratings and reviews

2.48K reviews
January 4, 2022
Works as advertised and good support (so far). Aggressive so has trouble with some apps and occasionally crashes. Like that after install, it allows scan of existing apps. Found afterwards though many didn't behave normally so had to re-tweak their permissions. Would prefer direct app exclusion setting. UI is rather confusing. Requires battery deoptimization. Can't Greenify. Device appearing to boot faster was an unexpected benefit.
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Gibson Peters
March 16, 2022
Outstanding app. One of the most intuitive, user friendly interfaces I've ever experienced. I'm not a very knowledgeable tech user and this app feels like it puts me in control of who has access to what on my phone. I wish all apps were this easy to setup and run. Thanks Bouncer
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S Confer
May 15, 2020
Terrific, useful, trouble free app! I will always have this on my phone. It works seamlessly, allowing apps to access camera etc. when in use and shutting them out as soon as the app is closed. I've had it for six months with no issues. Does exactly what it says and most importantly does it without any issues or effort. Given how intertwined and intrusive apps can be, its reassuring to know that they are being restricted from being where they dont need to be.
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What's new

Option to turn off buttons on pending notification