How to find out if the Carrier IQ application is on my smart phone

  geek84 16:00 04 Feb 2012
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Hi Folks

Some of you may know that there is an application called Carrier IQ which is stored under a few 'layers' on some smart phones, which detects everything you do.

How can I find out if this is stored on my phone? If it is, then can I take any action in terms of privacy laws etc?

Thanks

  Mr Mistoffelees 12:35 06 Feb 2012
  Mr Mistoffelees 12:37 06 Feb 2012

Try again... new link

Link went wrong first time.

  geek84 19:31 11 Feb 2012

Hi Mistoffelees

Thanks for your response.

I haven't tried removing it yet because I'm not very technically minded. It just seems to be a complicated process!!

Anyway, when (and if) I manage to detect the Carrier IQ on my phone, can I take any action in terms of privacy laws etc?

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