Tor (The Onion Router) is a network of proxies trying to protect your privacy. On Android this is usually implemented with Orbot and used with Orweb & Gibberbot.

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Android with SSH with Tor won't connect to PC?

I have recently followed this tutorial to add some security to my Android phone. All is working properly, except any kind of SSH connection with my computer (which I was able to perform in my last ROM ...
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Orbot not starting on rooted Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon)

I have recently rooted my Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon) using the method found here. I am trying to run Orbot(Tor) with the Tor Everything option enabled. The application will not get past "Orbot is ...
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Orbot showing IP adresses on status bar

I configured Orbot to route every app's traffic through TOR network. In the status bar, It is showing different IP addressees with country names and agencies. Also, these listing keeps on changing as ...
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Why can't my custom ROM access the internet through TOR?

I did this. Or at least I thought i did. I used a Nexus 7 2012, and a laptop running TAILS. Everything worked fine until I booted my table with its finished custom ROM and tried to access the internet....
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How to prove Orbot is working for apps

I am using Orbot to torify the traffic of a certain app. To be sure I selected the option 'Tor Everything', because I dont need high speed internet on this phone anyway. Now besides using this ...
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Why does Orbot need root for transparent proxying but OpenVPN doesn't?

Orbot requires a rooted device for transparently providing proxying to all applications, but if I understand correctly, the application OpenVPN doesn't. I understand those two applications do ...
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Rooted Nexus 7 v2: Using Tor and Adblock Plus

I'm having success using both Tor and Adblock Plus, although independently. I'm trying to figure out how to get both to work on the device at the same time. When successfully using Tor, I get ads ...
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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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Setup Tor server on my Android

How do I setup a Tor server on my Android tablet? I can install the Orbot client, but how do I contribute to the tor network? I have my tablet on a WiFi the most of the day so it would be nice to ...
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Mask IP Address Android Device

How would I anonymize my Android device and it's IP address? I don't want to be rooted as well, using a GS4.
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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 ...