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 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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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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How can I configure a WiFi proxy that requires a username and password?

I have an Android 4.1.2 phone, and I need to set a WiFi proxy that requires me to authenticate with a username and password. Where can I setup the user and password for the proxy?
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 this?...
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Using a VPS as a proxy

I am trying to use my VPS running Cent OS as a proxy via SSH from my Galaxy S3 running Cyanogen Mod 9. I can connect to my VPS using ConnectBot. In this program I sett the Port Forward to: Type: ...
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Google service connection + Corp wifi

When connected to the corporate wifi the signal bars turn grey suggesting that there is no connection to Google services. Gmail, web browsing, contact sync, calender sync, play music all appear to ...
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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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How to set HTTP proxy settings on Jelly Bean 4.1.1 on Galaxy SIII LTE

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE (I9305) and I have set up my wifi to connect to my network at work, however I require a username and password in order to access the internet as all our traffic runs ...
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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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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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Proxy on My Mi 5

I have a Xiaomi mi 5 phone. It runs on MIUI 7 Based on Android 6. I want to connect (in my office) to the Internet via Squid authenticating proxy, after filling in all the details the network does not ...
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“The certificate was not installed” error when installing a CA root certificate

I am developing an Android mobile application and want to test that the application behaves as expected. I am using the OWASP ZAP intercepting proxy for this purpose. The application communicates to ...
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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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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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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 ...