XPrivacyLua is an Xposed Module that Protects Your Data

If you’ve ever mistakenly downloaded an application you didn’t trust with your data, you might have stumbled upon XPrivacy. It’s an Xposed module that protects your privacy by feeding applications fake data or no data at all, or by restricting applications from accessing data categories such as contacts and location. It doesn’t revoke or block applications’ permissions (with the exception of internet and storage access), so most apps don’t misbehave or crash when they’re denied access. And it shows handy icons when applications request permissions, connect to the internet, or attempt to access sensitive data. But XPrivacy’s only compatible with Android versions 4.0.3 – 6.0.1, and it hasn’t been updated in six months. That’s why XDA Recognized Developer M66B released XPrivacyLua, a spiritual successor to XPrivacy that’s written in Lua and compatible with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and newer. It’s currently in alpha, but already available from the Xposed Module Repository and Github. As long as you’ve installed the Xposed framework, you’re good to give a test drive.

M66B’s focusing on fixing bugs for now, but says that future versions of XPrivacyLua might let you add your own restrictions and definitions. Here’s hoping.

XPrivacyLua Privacy Manager

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