What is ANT+ Plugins Service and what is it for is what most users that download its APK are asking themselves according to their opinions on Google Play. And that's not a surprise because when we install this application we don't notice absolutely anything on the home screen of our smartphone, therefore, many users think that it's an app that simply consumes battery, data, and jeopardizes their privacy.
Pack of plug-ins that improves your Android's connectivity
But that's not true: it's an application that runs in the background improving the wireless connection of different apps. In particular, it's a service that's used mainly by those health and fitness applications with functions to share information on the cloud.
Its functions do not attempt agains the privacy of any user.
The latest versions support the following functions on different Android apps:
- Cycling apps that monitor data such speed or route tracking.
- Generic profile controls for audio and video applications.
- Apps that monitor our heartbeat.
- Fitness applications.
- Geopositioning applications.
- Weather forecast applications.
Although it's not essential for the correct functioning of this kind of software, it's true that apps developed by Garmin or Adidas, amongst many others, do use it for support.