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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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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SIP an Android: How does it work, how do I set it up, and how do I use it?

I am running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on a Samsung Galaxy SIII. I've seen various posts on this site and on the Internet concerning SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). I've read a little bit about this ...
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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 ...
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Find Proxy IP address used by Android app

I use the "Proxy Browser For Android" app on the android platform, developed by Abhinav Singh. It uses a proxy to enable the user to browse anonymously. I really wish to know the ip address used by ...
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No wifi after changing provider / sim card

Last Monday I changed provider and got a new simcard. I can use the phone and send SMS/text messages. Internet didn't work anymore. Wifi didn't work anymore. Both have not worked since. I do see the ...
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How to redirect complete outgoing phone's traffic to a proxy server?

How to redirect entire phone traffic (including all apps) to a proxy (with out rooting the phone) We are developing a parental control app for Android, in that we have requirement to capture all out ...
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Jelly Bean (4.1.2) Support for Proxy Auto-Configuration PAC Files?

I'm managing Samsung Galaxy Note I & IIs running Android 4.1.2 and would like to direct network/browser traffic to a URL filtering service through a proxy server. Can someone confirm (with ...
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Can I change proxy settings on my stock Android browser?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3, and I'm not experienced enough in Android to want to root it yet. However, I need a proxy server. Is there any way to change the proxy settings (for both WiFi and ...
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Bypass proxy for everything but local addresses?

I know this is a bit unconventional, but I want to bypass the proxy for all external addresses/domains and only proxy internal addresses. How would I craft a proxy bypass setting string that meets the ...
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Transparent Call Proxy

I was wondering if it would be possible to transparently route some calls over VOIP as opposed to the cell radio. My wife has terrible signal issues with her Galaxy S3. Verizon is no help and before ...
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Connected via SSH Tunnel, but IP address stays the same

I have installed SSH Tunnel on my phone, and can connect to an ssh account I created on my server. The server runs debian 7, hosted elsewhere, with openssh-server installed. I created a special user ...
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ProxyDroid says it connects, but won't access the internet

I'm trying to get my schools proxy to work through ProxyDroid on my Galaxy S3 4.1.1. I can use the proxy fine through the default settings application, but that only allows me to use my browser, no ...
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Automatic system-wide proxy

When I'm on a public network that I don't trust, I use a combination of ConnectBot and ProxyDroid (with "Global Proxy" enabled) to tunnel my phone's traffic through a trusted server that I control. ...
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Android 4.3 - No internet access, unable to connect to the proxy server error

My Lg nexus 4, received the android 4.3 update last night. I didn't do much on it, opting to sleep peacefully knowing that I had the latest and greatest in android software, but this morning I noticed ...
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Connect to internet via proxy

My office network is connected via proxy. While I connect to the internet(via browser) using mobile Wi-Fi, it asks for user name and password. When I enter the user name and password, it connects to ...
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How many apps available for android which have option for setting up a proxy authentication

I am running Android 2.3.5 on my HTC Explorer phone.And I always connect to internet through my college's wifi which is behind a proxy server and requires basic authentication.Till now i can only ...
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Unwanted WiFi proxy issue

I have a Nexus 7 Android tablet. When I connect to my WiFi at home it keeps automatically adding a proxy on localhost:3128 to the connection. When I remove the proxy it works for a few hours and then ...
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How to see mobile operator proxy settings

My mobile internet suddenly has stopped working. Chrome complains Error 130 (net::ERR_PROXY_CONNECTION_FAILED). Google app store and other apps those load content from servers now work only when I ...
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Add proxy exception for local subnet on Android 4.2 (4.* maybe ?)

I'm using Vanilla Android 4.2.2 on my Nexus4, and I'm using a proxy to access the internet. I wanted to add a proxy exception for addresses on my local subnet 192.168.0.* , is there anyway to do ...
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How to make YouTube (and any video) work with my proxy?

I have a HTTP proxy set in my wifi settings. It works with all HTTP requests, except any video. But it works with my computer and the exact same HTTP proxy setting. So, yeah, it really bother me ...