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What can I do to upgrade an old Android 4.0.3 tablet?

I have an Asus Transformer TF101 that is running Android 4.0.3. The tablet can connect websites in HTTP without issue but not in HTTPS. Most HTTPS websites are totally unreachable. Some websites (from ...
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Legacy Android 4.0 CA-Certificates Update

I have two legacy Android 4.0 Garmin Monterra devices. It's not possible anymore to open the google play store or some websites. When I open most of the websites with chrome I receive a SSL error 107. ...
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Captive portal: Android phone not sending data to private access point DNS server. Windows laptop and iPhone works

For my ESP32 project, I need a captive portal where the user can enter their WiFi SSID and password. This is a commercial project that needs to work across a wide consumer base. But there are some ...
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How can I import a Root CA that's trusted by Chrome on Android 11

I have a Root CA (airgapped, openssl) that I use for a lot of internal lab projects. In the past, I've just imported the CA cert into the User credentials store on Android and the system began ...
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Intermitent SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when using Android Wi-Fi hotspot

When browsing the internet using the Wi-Fi hotspot of my Android phone (Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro), some requests fail with the following error: net::ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR Here is a screenshot of the ...
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Android 7 breaks certificates on Samsung Browser and in Whatsapp

On a Samsung S6 Plus Edge running on Android 7, certain security certificates will break since September 2021: the workaround which Let's Encrypt implemented doesn't seem to work in Samsung Internet. ...
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Let's Encrypt Root certificate expired on old Android tablet. How to fix? [duplicate]

I have an old Android tablet, and websites with Let's Encrypt SSL certificates no longer works. On Let's Encrypt's web site they basically just says it should still work But in my case, it doesn't, I ...
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Is there a way that I can "share" images by sending them to an HTTP endpoint?

I want to make some hacky prototypes where I use my phone to collect data and then process it with a regular program. For this I want to share images with an HTTP endpoint written by me to execute ...
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Installing Charles proxy certificate on Samsung

I have a problem with Charles proxy certificate on Samsung phone. On Xiaomi everything works fine. But when I try to decrypt traffic on my Samsung device I can't do it - SSL handshake with client ...
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How can I get back lost internet access on Android 4.x or lower?

I have an Acer A500 tablet running Android 4.0.3. Trying this after not using for some time I find it can't access most websites, getting "Webpage not available" in Opera Mini browser. I ...
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Sniff Android protected app HTTPS requests

I am going to capture an app's HTTPS request to get its Login API. I am using Fiddler. When inputting the username and password and pressing sign in, the app is working. But in Fiddler, I can not find ...
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Is there a way to capture HTTP requests from an installed Play Store app?

I'm developing a search aggregator service so I'd like to get the endpoint of some of the stores that, currently, doesn't expose their API. So I'd like to now if there's a way to do this with my ...
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Let's Encrypt: Is there a workaround for the 2021 SSL "cutoff" for pre-7.1.1 Android devices?

In January 2021 all devices with Android prior to 7.1.1 will not be able to connect to HTTPS servers using Let's Encrypt certificate (Let's Encrypt blog post explaining the details) Is there any ...
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SSL error on Firebase hosting on old Android devices

I am not being able to see my Firebase Web App on old Android Devices due to SSL error. There is a question about this, but the answer doesn't say how to solve it. Is there any solution for this?
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Android 10 user CA file not being used in apps

I'm using an ISP that does internet filtering for me, I have install their CA file, and it works in the browser, and used to work in all apps. After the latest update for Xiaomi Redmi Pro 9, Youtube, ...
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import pem file containing multiple CA certs

Using Samsung S4, Android 5.0.1, not rooted. Recently I have found at least two websites that the Chrome browser on Android 5.0.1 reports https is not secure. This is because the phone does not have ...
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Is it possible to have shell access to Trusted Certificates

I have an Android Application that launches Python via JNI. Inside of Python I have web requets that I make, some need to be secure. I can configure the APK to be able to access a User CA certificate, ...
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Unable to install a modified apk file

I want to monitor the https traffic of an Android app downloaded from google play. This app can only be run at Android N and above. So I use Charles proxy and follow this document to modify the apk ...
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Changing third-party websites on android device without browser extensions available

I'm searching a way on how to change behavior of some website in mobile browser. For example: Remove annoing Ad (specific one) Change some elements on a website, to make it easier to read on small ...
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How to inspect HTTPS traffic of a third-party app on Android 9+

I want to inspect inside HTTPS-encrypted packets that an app is sending. It is not my app, I don't have its source code. My device is rooted, so I can modify /system/etc/security/cacert if needed, ...
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Montoring network traffic on Android phone (for research user study)

For context: We would like to analyze user mobile online (browsing) behavior in a user study. The study has been approved by our university's IRB, participants will have to give informed consent and ...
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Connecting to own proxy with self-made CA certificate not (properly) working

I have a Squid proxy installed with HTTPS/SSL support. When I install the generated CA certificate in Firefox and set the proxy, everything looks good -- that is, I can see all the HTTP(S) requests ...
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HTTP/HTTPS Transparent Proxy on Android

So on linux, I use transparent mode of mitmdump (mitmproxy without interaction) to build a websites filter and I run it as root on startup so that it cannot be killed if the user does not have sudo ...
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How can I view a TLS 1.2 only website on an outdated tablet?

I have a tablet from 2011 (Prestigio MultiPad PMP3384B) with Android 2.3 which I use occasionally. I’ve experienced recently that I cannot view some webpages (https://www.nytimes.com/, for example) as ...
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How to set Wi-Fi HTTPS proxy, not HTTP, via adb shell?

For HTTP I found a link: How to set WIFI proxy via adb shell? But I want to setup HTTPS proxy via adb shell.
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SSL certificates not updated on old Android

I have an old Android smartphones. More and more websites stop working because my chrome browser doesn't trust the root CA (Outdated or missing CA certificates). Obviously the root CA list is only ...
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Why I couldn't monitor traffic from this page?

When I opened the capture log I found nothing from the page other than this when I first tried to visit it using http only, and then I get that security warning and i click proceed to unsafe anyway i ...
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Cannot connect to HTTPS sites due to device clock being ahead

I cannot access 'My Search.com' I just set as my homepage (Brave browser) and Yandex for my search engine (new install). I got an error saying that my (device) time is ahead. Your clock is ...
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Is there a web browser for the 1st generation Kindle Fire that uses TLS1.2 or higher?

Various websites are starting to fail to load in the built-in Silk web browser, and I've tracked the issue down to the fact that Silk uses only TLS 1.0. TLS 1.0/1.1 is outdated and insecure to such ...
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HTTPS websites slow on Phone

I am trying to investigate why our Phones are experiencing slow browsing to HTTPS sites. It happens only the first time after the phone in question has been locked for a couple of minutes or more. So ...
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Bypassing certificate pinning with integrity checks on Android 7 (Nougat) or newer

How can I bypass Certificate Pinning, or bypass SSL verification entirely, in an Android app on Android 7 or newer that has a built-in hash 'integrity check' to rule out APK modification? Here is a ...
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Can't visit " https " sites with an Android device using Wi-Fi

I have a strange problem on one of my old phones. I have an old Android device running Android 2.3.4, and it works perfectly. But, I found that, it can't access to https sites with the basic browser ...
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Does anyone know what this android emulator call is?

I've been looking at the network traffic for an Android emulator using mitm proxy. I have noticed large amounts of traffic going to google's servers. Does anyone know what this request would carry ...
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How does Android handle wifi root CAs? Should they be a security concern?

My university requires me to install a custom root CA to connect to their wifi network. When I installed it on my phone, it let me specify "Wifi" or "VPN and apps". I chose wifi, and was able to ...
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Removed trusted CA's now can't use Google.........Anything!

My boyfriend accidently hit the 'Remove all stored credentials' and now he can not access anything Google, but most importantly the Play Store. OK it might have been on purpose, don't ask, but now it'...
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Watch whether an app uses TLS

I'd like to inspect the network usage of my apps (e.g., a banking app) to determine the security protocols they employ (if HTTPS: TLS layer version, encryption protocol, key size, signature algorithm, ...
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How to remember/cache a client certificate

I support a web-application that requires an https connection with client certificates as part of the authentication scheme. On most browsers (Desktop clients, iOS Safari, etc) if you are prompted for ...
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Android support for TLS

I have found that TLS1.1 and TLS1.2 is supported from API level 16 and on by default from API level 20. This corresponds to Android 4.1 (supported) and Android 4.4W (wearable) or Android 5.0 (on by ...
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How are certs validated against default trust store?

Through some reading, I have a fairly rough understanding about how https works with Android apps, especially how are certificate validations done. Some of the resources that I referred to for gaining ...
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Import/Install SSL-certificate without CA-flag

Our team has the following problem: We are developing a client-application for android and iOS using Unity + UniWebview + HTML. This app includes Ajax-requests to some servers via jQuery. For testing ...
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Using Gmail app on a public WiFi

Does official Gmail app use a secure connection? This post above discussing whatever Gmail using a secure connection, but is it relevant to a public WiFi connection? Or in public WiFi, is there a ...
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Why is Chrome on Android sending my HTTP requests to an IP owned by DoD?

When I make http requests to my website with Chrome Browser on android 6.0 (Nexus6) I saw that it is making requests to 130.90.151.44 instead of the IP of my webserver. If I use another browser, it ...
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Unable to accept SSL certificate (k9mail)

I am setting up k9mail on a 4.2 device (rooted Sony Xperia Mini Pro with stock ROM and crap removed) and it complains about the IMAP SSL certificate not being valid. This happens with both a self-...
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How to Bypass Certificate Errors in Google Chrome Android?

Apparently desktop Chrome has a flag called --ignore-certificate-errors that allows you to bypass all certificate warnings. Is there an equivalent for Android Chrome? I checked in chrome://flags but ...
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How to resolve "enter the password for credential storage" issue?

So I am playing around with fiddler web proxy. I need to decrypt https traffic. So I am trying to put the fiddler root CA cert in my device trust store. But it keeps asking me "Enter the password for ...
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Android browser: how to revoke ssl permission on a single site after giving it?

I'm building a website under ssl certificate. It just works on desktops but android browser argues that the ssl authority is not trustworthy. So to see the staging site I told it to just consider it ...
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Android does not download any files from untrusted CA certificate site

I work on a site that serves mobile phones and shares some file. When I publish my site in http everything works great. But when I activate SSL and publish my site via HTTPS with my own certificate, ...
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Why won't my Android phone access any HTTPS websites through WiFi?

My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 can not access any secured website while connected via my home WiFi – even applications like Google Search and Facebook can't access the internet and give an error saying "...
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Can't open non HTTPS websites on mobile network. (Android Lollipop on Nexus 5, Nexus 4)

I recently updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop. The problem is that when I am on a mobile network, I can ONLY open HTTPS websites. All the HTTP websites appear as a blank white page. When I am on WiFi, ...
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HTTPS sites no longer load on my Android after installing cert to truststore

I have a rooted Android 4.3 JellyBean. I was testing something and trying to install the certificate for Charles Proxy so I could sniff some SSL traffic. I was able to push the Charles certificate to /...
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