I have Android 2.3.6.

I am able to connect to wireless connection. To access internet in this network, I need to provide a proxy (IP address with port) with username and password. In the advanced options, I am able to find proxy_ip_add and proxy_port, but not username and password. Because of this, I am not able to access internet.

How can I set the username and password in the proxy to access internet?

1 Answer 1


Android only supports proxies with credentials in Android 4.0+.

In android 2.3 or below I recommend you use the proxydroid app to use the proxy. This app supports authenticated proxies but needs root access.

The reason you have a proxy setting could be due to additions by your device manufacturer.

  • Thanks.... I will install it soon on my device. Can you provide any web link about operating my android 2.3.6 as root?
    – ravi
    Jan 16, 2013 at 8:13
  • @RaviJoshi Google your device name root.
    – Liam W
    Jan 16, 2013 at 8:25
  • Ok.... I got it here Thank you....
    – ravi
    Jan 16, 2013 at 8:33

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