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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Auto Proxy Settings

My Android device is a Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100 running Android 5.1.1 on CM12.1. I have an issue regarding WiFi and proxy settings. When I try to connect to my school's WiFi, I am able to connect to ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to route all traffic from android-phone to socks proxy via adb?

Assume I have android-device without any internet connection (no wifi, no gsm). I have already got a vpn profile with credentials to connect to remote vpn server. Device is connected to my PC via ADB. ...
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Mobile ads in apps HTTP protocol

On my android phone I use personalhttpproxy (personalhttpproxy.org) to get rid of ads which really annoy me. As I understand now the personalhttpproxy app filters all http traffic and blocks hosts ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...