A proxy acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other sources they don't have direct access to. When you encounter this term in relation to Android, this is mostly used for connections to the internet.

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How do I use Privoxy with Orbot or chain it with Polipo and Orbot?

I've started using Orbot on Android. Contrary to earlier versions on other OS's Privoxy is no longer used for proxying, instead Polipo is used now. While this is working, I require some of the ...
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When you set a proxy in an unrooted Android 4.4.2, what traffic is sent through the proxy?

I would like to transmit just HTTP/HTTPS traffic to a proxy by specifying explicitly the proxy in the device. I would be happy to just redirect the traffic sent to destination ports 80 or 443. Or, ...
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How to remove login popups when connected to a wifi network?

At my school there is a wifi network that blocks most websites. You don't need to log in, you simply connect and start browsing. But periodically a login page pops up. The problem is, this login page ...
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Difficulty in accessing Internet through University network [require proxy setting]

I use university's wifi network for accessing internet. When I connect to internet from Academic area, some of the apps does not connect (especially whatsapp), whereas when I connect to internet from ...
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Set proxy settings in Android for a Shared USB Connection

I'm trying to share my Ethernet connection with my mobile in order to connect my mobile phone to the organization network. I'm connecting and sharing the connection between my computer and my mobile ...
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Using http proxy for android apps - 802.1x network

I want to use my android device to connect to my school network. The network type is 802.1x. I put in my proxy settings and authentication in settings and have connected to the internet. However, to ...
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How can I view or capture the contents of the “Send Error Report to HTC” notification?

Specifically, I want to capture every byte of information contained in the error report as it is being sent. The report is generated after my phone freezes and then restarts unexpectedly. After the ...
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Is it possible to set a http proxy & port on a personal hotspot connection

When an Android Phone is connected to a WiFi network, there is an option to set a manual HTTP proxy and port. When user has created an personal WiFi hotspot ( sharing the cellular connection) there ...
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How to make a “Proxied-Hotspot”

I have an android phone running Kitkat. I am able to make a hotspot, however on every device that I connect it to I need a proxy to get it working. This could get a little annoying so is there maybe a ...
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Unable to reset proxy settings

After watching a video only available in a certain country using a proxy, I wanted to revert back to my regular connection. I went and removed it in my settings (Screenshot showing No proxy). ...
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Bypass Internet in mobile

ur college provides wifi,but it cannot be used by mobile devices.. Wifi is connected.. Only app notification are received.. Whatsapp works(images/videos can't be downloaded.. Only text ) have tried ...
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CyanogenMod 12.1 - global proxy

I tried to setup global ssh tunnel proxy on Android. There are a couple of guides and stuff around on the web, but the only thing I was able to setup is with Firefox only by adjusting the proxy ...
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How to set different proxy settings for HTTP/HTTPS in Kitkat (or newer)?

I know that is possible to set a proxy (HTTP) per Wifi connection. I've noted that if an HTTP proxy is set, it will be used also for HTTPS (through CONNECT) connections. How can I specify that I ...
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How to run a startup script on android mk808b plus?

I'm using an authentication app called 'Proxy droid' to authenticate mk808 device on our network. Every time device get restarted I've to manually switch on the app and then switch on the ...
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Bypassing a game blocked by wifi

I am trying to access a mobile application called 'Brave Frontier' but because the wifi has blocked this game, i cannot access it. I have tried to use multiple VPN apps but none of them have worked. ...
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How to monitor all app HTTP requests using Charles Proxy? #noroot

The HTTP proxy is used by the browser but may not be used by the other apps. It is possible to observe some HTTP data, but I would like to observe all requests on my un-rooted android device. Is ...
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Dynamic Port Forwarding with External SOCKS server

I want to set up my phone to do dynamic port forwarding for other machines. The way to do this on a Linux box is: $ ssh -D 172.16.1.220:1080 username@remoteserver.com where 172.16.1.220 is the bind ...
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Hangout call using Android phone in a proxy enabled internet

I am trying to make Hangout call from my Android (Jelly Bean 4.1.2 ) phone. I have created a Wi-FI hotspot in my laptop from an Ethernet connection which has an enabled proxy. Everything works ...
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Android doesn't connect to proxy server

In the past I could connect to a proxy by entering the proxy's settings in the APN settings or Wireless settings. However, now android seems to ignore my set proxy - after hitting Save it disconnects ...
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I have a HTC One Mini, what is Proxy, not how to set it?

I go on holidays near the coast a lot usually, but always loose signal and have to depend on either going to a reasonable sized town to get a signal, or join a wi fi network somewhere. I went into a ...
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Phone uses 3G even when connected to WiFi

I've a Moto-G XT1033. When I connect the phone to WiFi, it connects fine, shows the WiFi icon but uses 3G for internet. H+ or E is shown over mobile signal icon and an exclamation mark on WiFi. ...
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How to combine two or more proxies?

I already use a proxy for my WiFi . Now, in order to use Adblock Plus, I need to change the proxy to localhost:2020 (as asked by adblock plus) . How can I combine the two proxies ? My phone is not ...
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Bluestacks with a packet capturing program

Is there anyway i would be able to capture my bluestacks traffic on my localhost? I have explored using proxycap on the website but when i tried to set the hostname of the proxy server as my ...
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How to use mobile data just for one application when connected to a specific WiFi network?

My company offer a open wifi, but its proxy blocks one of my application data (Whatsapp). I'd like to use wifi to all apps with only one exception (Whatsapp). My phone is not rooted (Galaxy Note 4). ...
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Turning off Proxy for chrome incognito?

I have tested Adblock plus which tries to filter ads as a proxy. After uninstalling i had to remove proxy settings. It works generally, but not in chrome incognito mode. How can I change proxy ...
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redsocks on android emulator: getting error “not executable: magic 7F45”

I'm trying to get proxydroid or redsocks to run on genymotion android emulator (x86). Adb shell into the device, run redsocks and I get "not executable: magic 7F45". I know it means that the version ...
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How to skip welcome page after factory restore? I don't have access to Google

I'm from China and I can't access google without setting up a vpn/vps. I recently got an update to 5.0.2 for my Nexus 7 2013 (WIFI) tablet. I got stuck at the Welcome page. I think I'm supposed to ...
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How to set WIFI proxy via adb shell?

Genymotion 2.2 & Android 4.0 I want to set a global HTTP proxy in Android, and all Apps will go through this proxy. Now I can only do this in GUI as following way: Wi-Fi -> WiredSSID -> Modify ...
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Bypass proxy not working on Nexus 5 running lollipop

In my wifi network I need to connect to the internet through a http proxy. I am able to connect to the internet through the proxy server but the problem lies when I want to access my local servers. To ...
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Galaxy S3 keeps switching wifi settings to use a manual proxy

I get no internet connection message. I go to wifi settings, and something has changed it to use a manual proxy setting. I don't have a proxy server. it's a home network. I switch it to no proxy, ...
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sharing lan connection to android

I have a big problem. In the hostel in which i live has lan facility but theres no wifi in our hostel so i want to share internet through lan connection via wifi hotspot but the problem is this " lan ...
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Why am I not allowed slashes in the proxy setting?

HTC/Android 4.4.2 I am trying to set up VPN at work, which requires me to define a proxy server. I can long-tap on the staff WiFi name and enable advanced options, which allows me to define the proxy ...
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WiFi proxy config not working

PREAMBLE: I had a weird proxy server config issue that I have now resolved but the answer to which does not seem to be covered anywhere as far as I can tell - so I'm describing the issue then will ...
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How to use Adblock AND a VPN

I'm using Private Internet Access's VPN via its App and now I'd also like to additionally use Adblock Plus. The problem however is that I apparently can only use either VPN or Adblock Plus - but not ...
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How does the Orxify app do what not even the official TOR client for Android can?

I was looking for TOR in the Play store a while ago & did not find anything but then today I see that the official TOR site has Orbot for Android but apparently it cannot protect you unless you ...
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Setting up an HTTPS proxy

I use proxifier to connect to an HTTPS proxy on the PC, what should I do in order to connect similarly on my Android smartphone? My Android version is 4.3, Jelly Bean.
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Setting ethernet proxy settings without WiFi

I'm playing around with the latest android-x86 (4.4) in virtualbox. The setup can connect to the external network only through a NAT ethernet device that is emulated by virtual box. This gets ...
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Possible to share mobile internet (tether) while connected to existing wifi network?

I have an existing wifi network and a Google Nexus 5 (un-rooted, stock android) with 3G data connection. I would like to tether my mobile to share internet to all devices in existing network which ...
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Apps and Play store not working with wifi behind proxy

I have access to a wifi network which works behind a proxy. I can use browser to surf the web. But google play store and all other app are not working as I could not find a way to issue my proxy for ...
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Setup proxy authentication in Android 4.1.2

I tried to setup my Wifi proxy via Setting but can't find any authentication I can put anywhere. Looking from this thread and another thread, looks like I need to root my phone. Can I setup my proxy ...
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Set global proxy in Android

In order to provide safe browsing, I want to set global proxy to route all http/https requests from any browser to my proxy server on both WiFi and 2G/3G networks for non rooted Android devices with ...
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Facebook App is not working when using Proxy Server

I have Android Galaxy device. I have setup Wifi Settings to a Proxy Server(local intranet IP). When I open the Facebook app I will get Error Loading News Feed, Connection Lost, etc. Is it possible ...
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WiFi icon stays orange when using proxy

I recently setup a proxy within my home. All my machines and devices (PC and android)can connect to the internet through the proxy. I'm using my tablet now to do so. The one issue I've seen is that ...
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Intercepting app http requests

I wanted to be able to intercept http/https requests in apps on Android. I figured the best way to do this was with Bluestacks and Proxycap. But when I configured both of them together, it still ...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z can't setup proxy

When I'm on my tablet, I go to my wifi network, tap and hold on it, and I get a popup menu. I hit modify network, and get a popup for the wifi. I tap "show advanced options", and then change Proxy ...
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Is there an app to toggle proxy settings on non-rooted Android phones?

I am on a wifi network in China and occasionally wish to connect to an HTTP proxy I have set up on a shared computer to bypass the Great Firewall. As my computer isn't always on/with me, I wish to ...
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Unable to download media Whatsapp while using Wifi with proxy

I'm using a wifi network that contains a proxy. I am using proxydroid to run the proxy for all applications on my Android phone. But sometimes I am not able to download media on Whatsapp. How can I ...
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“Unable to connect to the proxy server” after updrade to Android 4.3

My Samsung S4 has been experiencing the problem of "Unable to connect to the proxy server" after upgrade to Android 4.3, all the apps need network (HTTP) are not working, no matter using 4G or Wifi ...
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Google+ not working with proxy server since last update

Google+ on my device has stopped working since the last update. Every time, I get the message: Can't load data. Check your connection. All apps other than Google+ work absolutely fine. My device ...
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Set web proxy in Cyanogenmod?

Since the Android port of the Privoxy web filter isn't actively supported, I'm thinking of installing it on a Linux host at home, and configure the web browsers (Dolphin and Chrome) on my Android ...