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Block app internet access through app ops hidden menu [duplicate]

I'm on lollipop and want to deny some apps to use the INTERNET permission. How do I block them? In the hidden app ops menu there is no INTERNET permission. Do I need another app for that?
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How do I provide internet access only to a single Android app? [duplicate]

I am currently using Android Smartphone. I am currently having internet access for my Android Smartphone. I would like to provide internet access to only a single android application, for example: ...
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Closing internet access for some apps [duplicate]

Is there a way to prevent some apps from accessing to internet when wi-fi or mobile data is on?
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Is it possible to restrict a single app on the S6 from connecting to the internet? [duplicate]

Is there a way to stop a particular app from establishing ANY sort of outgoing connections to the internet but I still want the app to be able to use the internet when I want to but still be able to ...
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Fake/Dummy/mock internet for spam apps [duplicate]

There are a lot of apps which require internet to run whether be spam or good apps. Is there any way to make them feel there is internet connection without actually running internet kind of fake/mock ...
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In Android 6, how to deny an app permission to access the network?

In Android 6, the user has (finally!) the possibility of approving or denying specific permissions to an app. However, I couldn't find a way to approve or deny network access, either via Wi-Fi or ...
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How can I control which apps are able to use the data connection while roaming?

I am planning a trip to abroad and need to use my Android phone while roaming. But i couldn't disable all data roaming because i need my company emails. So i want to disable WhatsApp, Facebook, ...
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Preventing mobile data use for select apps on non-rooted phone?

I have a number of apps that are fairly chatty on the network, and with a limited data connection I would like these apps to not use the 3G connection (WiFi is fine). I know that rooting the phone ...
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Allow only specific apps to use cell data, only when on 3G

I use Tasker to sync every 30 mins when on 3G. I'm on a limited data plan, and the only apps I use constantly are browser, a Twitter app (Echofon) and Whatsapp. Is there a way to allow only these apps ...
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How to view network traffic requested by a specific app?

There are lots of discussion on how to see which app is requesting network connection. I have tried the following apps: tcapturepacket wifi monitor connection tracker However, none of them was ...
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How do I withdraw an app rights to enter internet in CyanogenMod?

On a rooted device it should be possible to forbid certain apps to contact internet connection How is this possible in CyanogenMod 10.0?
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Switch to default keyboard in password fields

I primarily use SwiftKey keyboard on my Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet. I want to find a way to automatically switch to the default Samsung keyboard when I enter a password. Currently I have to pull down ...
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Block mobile internet access except portable hotspot without rooting my phone

I've seen many articles and tried many applications like 'mobiwol' 'droidwall' 'avast antivirus' 'foxfi'. What my problem is that I've a very limited mobile data and I want to use it with my laptop ...
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Remove internet access for pre-installed apps that you can't disable

I don't like any of the bloat-ware that comes pre-installed with my phone. I don't understand why carriers think they're helping me by putting it on there and not letting me take it off. When they let ...
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Monitor activites of an app and see what it is sending over the internet

Few months ago, I installed an automation app called MacroDroid, but after few days I uninstalled it. Now today, when I was checking apps in /system/app I stumbled upon an app called ...
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