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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Which browser does support proxies?

I'm runing ICS 4.1.1 on a Nexus. I'd like to set up a web proxy at home so I can filter pages before reading them on my Nexus when connecting over 3G (not Wi-Fi). I looked around the settings of the ...
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HTC Desire HD Wifi proxy applicaiton

Is there any working application (root does not matter) for using proxy on HTC Desire HD. ProxyDroid is not working on HTC Desire HD. SSH Tunnel is also not working on it.
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Instagram app is not working when using wifi internet through out proxy server

In our organization we use a proxy server (Traffice Inspector) and I connect to internet usin wifi of my HTC Sensation. Most of the apps work fine except several apps that don't work at all. Say show ...
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Accessing Tor on Android device via a virtual wifi network

I've hosted a wifi network using a virtual router, with which the local area connection is sharing it's internet with. My Android device can connect to this wifi network and can access my laptop's ...
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How to configure BlueStack AppPlayer to use Proxy settings when connecting to Network?

Bluestacks allows running of Android apps on Windows by emulating the Android OS image. I recently installed BlueStacks_HD_AppPlayerPro (0.7.0.725) on Windows XP but was not able to download/install ...
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How to make “poor man's roaming” by proxying cell calls to SIP or Skype?

What applications should I use to make the Android device to forward calls from cell network to SIP or Skype and back? One device ("Home") is expected to be left at home, serving as proxy; other ...
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Local web proxy à la Privoxy?

I'd like to filter some web sites I visit by running a local web proxy like Privoxy to get rid of the ads and simplify the layout. Does someone know of a good web proxy for Android?
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How to provide Internect connection via proxy server in Emulator

I am developing an application in my university lab. My lab administration provides a proxy server instead of a real internet connection to our university computers. I don't know how to configure ...
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Proxy/tunneling options for the Android platform

As the possibility of connecting to a public Wifi is increasing in our cities, the opportunity of proxying/tunneling the traffic is gaining importance. I strongly believe it would be interesting to ...
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Using YouTube under Orbot

I'm trying to put my YouTube app's traffic on Orbot (Tor) in my phone due to filtering issues in my country. When Orbot is in Tor Everything mode, it works, and all of the traffic used by YouTube is ...
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How do I set up proxy authentication for the entire system without rooting my phone?

I have the Samsung Galaxy S Advance running Android 2.3.6 I was able to set up the proxy server through Settings » Wireless and Network » WiFi Settings » (Options button) » Advanced. This works well ...
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How to browse securely, anonymously and without blocks on Android?

So here's your Average Joe at a coffee store, using the open Wifi on his shiny new Android phone. Obviously there are the same issues with using a laptop or any other device on an open network, ...
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How do Mobile Access Points work?

I have this data plan that gives unlimited mobile browsing. It only works with the browser, so http and https. If I tried to use the Maps or Youtube app, it won't connect. I enter the APN settings ...
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How to set http proxy filter?

I have an http proxy, which works OK, but there are some address on my lan which provides some web services. I want to configure my device so that for some range of addresses the proxy is bypassed. ...
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ProxyDroid not working

I am using connectify + proxy droid, yet only proxydroid seems to connect to the internet, while nothing else works. Proxydroid connects in the sense that, it loads ads. Nothing else works. I'm ...
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Video Streamer that can connect via proxy

Hello I connect my phone to the internet via wifi, using connectify, my internet is via a proxy. I've managed to set wifi proxy, but this works for only the Internet app, my video players fail to ...
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Froyo Proxy settings

How do I set (global) proxy settings in Froyo? I want to access market, but my college wifi does not work without proxy. EDIT: Is there any way to set proxy without rooting?
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Proxy setting applies to internet browsing only ( on Galaxy S II )

I have done the setting for proxy server on my Galaxy S II. It works for internet browsing only. Other applications that use internet, do not work. Anyone has got that working?
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Use wifi in HTC Dream behind a proxy

I wish to use wifi network in my university but the network resides behind a proxy server. So, how do I set my proxy settings (requires authentication) on my HTC Dream G1 (Android 1.5)?
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running apps on WiFi with proxy or alternate to ad-hoc network between laptop and phone?

My home WiFi runs behind a proxy. When I connect to it from my Samsung Galaxy S with android 2.3.3, after entering the proxy and port number in the settings, I am able to run only the browser(not any ...
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samsung market not working on static ip and static proxy wifi

I own a android 2.2 based samsung galaxy tab. When i tried connecting through the proxy server on wifi at my office only the browser is able to connect to internet through static ip address, but rest ...
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NTLM authorization proxy on Android

Is it possible to run NTLM authorization proxy on Android? It is written in Python, and should provide proxy compatibility. See also this question: How to set HTTP proxy and proxy authentication ...
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RTSP player for Android

I'm curios if there is any RTSP Player for android which allows specify port for I guess A/V communication. My situation: I want to stream over my RTSP Proxy, but there is a restrictive company FW, ...
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How to set HTTP proxy and proxy authentication credentials in wifi?

I have set up wifi, I installed HTTP proxy and configured it, but where I put the proxy authentication credentials?
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How to set up a proxy on a Samsung Galaxy Tab?

Dear all, Is it possible to configure a proxy server for Https web browsing in samsung galaxy tab? What if I install an ubuntu on it? Thanks in advance,