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I use LBE Privacy Guard with great pleasure to grant and withdraw permissions to access my contacts, the internet, etc. for each individual application installed in Ice-Cream Sandwich on my Galaxy Nexus. However, it is not compatible with Jelly Bean yet (causes rebooting cycle without fixing, and even then it can only block network access). Considering that the last update was in March of this year, this may take a while.

Is there another application that can do this and that is compatible with Jelly Bean? Applications like Droidwall and Permission Denied and others also don't seem to work on JB. This question asks a similar question, but that was a year ago, and I believe none of those application works on Jelly Bean.

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As the "What's New" section says it's been updated for Jelly Bean, this looks promising:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stericson.permissions&hl=en

I've never tried it, but assuming you're rooted, this guy's apps are usually good.

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Thank you! For some reason I hadn't seen the "what's new" information, and all else seemed to indicate that it probably wouldn't be compatible. I have installed it on Jelly Bean 4.1.1, and it appears to work! –  Cerberus Jul 21 '12 at 15:18
    
Awesome! Glad I could help; I might even end up using this myself. –  Cornholio Jul 26 '12 at 20:11
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On the forum of XDA Developers, an unofficial version of LBE is available. It works very well on 4.1.1 and 4.1.1, at least on my Galaxy Nexus, and people on the forum are enthusiastic about it too. Many people are using it. I appears to be the Chinese version, which is still under active development and up to date, but translated by volunteers on XDA. Highly recommended.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1422479

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