1. tyrntlzrdking's Avatar
    I notice com.sec.sprextension.phoneinfo.DeviceAdminPhoneInfoReceiver is listed as a device administrator on my phone.

    Does anyone know what this is? Can/should it be removed?

    Could it be related to Sprint Family Locator?

    Thanks
    12-14-2012 11:13 PM
  2. Skunkape60's Avatar
    Interesting...

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/and...ease-help.html

    I just disabled it in titanium backup... and the administrator is gone. I will see if anything happens to my phone.
    12-14-2012 11:59 PM
  3. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    Do you have Microsoft Exchange email installed, with security enabled? I wonder if it's related to that, as the permissions (on mine, at least), all sound like the kinds of things Exchange security requires. On my device, btw, it doesn't say anything about controlling the microphone, as some of the people on your linked thread talk about.

    My suspicion and that's all it is, is that it's loaded when another application needs services that need security controls.
    12-16-2012 10:16 PM
  4. Skunkape60's Avatar
    Do you have Microsoft Exchange email installed, with security enabled? I wonder if it's related to that, as the permissions (on mine, at least), all sound like the kinds of things Exchange security requires. On my device, btw, it doesn't say anything about controlling the microphone, as some of the people on your linked thread talk about.

    My suspicion and that's all it is, is that it's loaded when another application needs services that need security controls.
    I don't have exchange installed. It was still there. I am not all that worried about it but was just trying to figure out if it was safe to kill. I killed it and have not had any issues since killing it. Since I don't use exchange, I don't know if killing it breaks exchanged our not. I would be interested to know if anyone who uses exchange could freeze it like I did, and see if it affects exchange services.
    12-17-2012 07:39 AM
  5. tyrntlzrdking's Avatar
    I do not have Microsoft exchange.
    Thread in other forum says the device administrator "com.sec.sprextension.phoneinfo.DeviceAdminPhoneInfoReceiver" is only on Sprint phones.
    Froze mine.
    12-17-2012 08:44 AM
  6. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    I haven't rooted yet, but probably will during the holidays. After I root I can let you know if it affects Exchange.
    Skunkape60 likes this.
    12-17-2012 09:20 PM
  7. Daniel Black1's Avatar
    I have the AT&T galaxy S3 and I have com.sec.sprexton.phoneinfo also. Im really at a loss as to what it does on my phone but I deleted it once and it caused calendar FC's.
    07-19-2013 08:01 PM

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