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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Voice App with custom proxy ability [closed]

I used to run Siri Proxy on my Mac mini, and it allowed me to build custom commands that Siri would respond to while I was on the same network. "Turn on the living room lights" "Run the ...
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Connecting through authenticated proxy

I have an Unrooted Sony Xperia tipo running 4.0.4. I have a Wi-Fi at home which uses an authenticated proxy. I have managed to apply the proxy and also have managed to use authentication. The trouble. ...
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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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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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Installing Orbot as a remote SOCKS server for other computers?

I installed Orbot on my Android device and I want to make it a remote SOCKS server so that other computers can connect to it. The TorFAQ – Tor Bug Tracker & Wiki suggests that for Tor on Windows, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Connecting an android phone through the wifi with proxy

I am currently abroad. I have internet on my PC via a RJ45 cable on Win7 PC. It works fine through a proxy (address + specific port). Now I want to use my smartphone but there is no wireless ...
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Wildcards in proxy bypass list

My LG LS840 Viper 4G LTE (Sprint) recently upgraded to 4.0/ICS. Under 2.3/GB the proxy settings had been disabled entirely, but I am now able to set up per-network proxy settings for the various WiFi ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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BlueStacks with proxy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure BlueStack AppPlayer to use Proxy settings when connecting to Network? I am using BlueStacks 0.7.7.813. I want to run apps like whatsapp on my laptop and ...
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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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“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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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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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 ...