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Questions tagged [proxy]

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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Force proxy to be used by all of my android applications

As mentioned in the title I'm looking forward to forcing some applications on my phone to use a proxy whom certificate in installed on my phone. Some applications (like Instagram, youtube ...etc) are ...
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Trying to debug a network error of a 3rd party application sniffing the HTTPS traffic, but the error stops when enabling the proxy, what can I try?

This is a somewhat silly situation, we have this third party application that stopped working on our work devices, its pretty obvious that some request is failing under the hood, so I set up a HTTPS ...
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Proxy pac file on android kitkat

How configure pac proxy an android kitkat (4.44) phone, like on this ?
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How to use mobile data instead on wifi (while wifi is on) on Android Phone?

I am looking to use Android phone as the proxy server, so I setup "Proxy Server" on my android phone -> Connected phone to Wifi -> Got local IP of phone -> Connecting to phone thru LAN (from my local ...
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How to set up a socks5 with Android cli?

I found articles how to set up a http-proxy. But can't find any info, how to set up a socks5 proxy. My goal is to route all traffic from apps, etc throught this proxy. Is this possible? How then ...
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Adblock Plus on Android - mobile internet proxy?

I have installed AdBlock Plus for Android on my not-rooted phone. On play.google.com, there are only castrated browser-addons, so I've been installing it from apkhere. I've changed the network ...
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How to forward my proxy to my android

I need some help forwarding ports so my Amazon Fire 10 HD will have whatever IP I forward from my proxy server client which is 911 s5 3.1. I have been attempting this using Proxydroid installed on the ...
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Firefox proxy setup?

I want to configure autoproxy for specific WiFi hotspots to use with Firefox. The autoproxy prop in about:config is global, but otherwise, apparently, Firefox doesn't use system WiFi settings (because ...
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Why is not all traffic captured from my device when routing through Fiddler proxy?

I have followed the guide here: Configure Fiddler for Android / Google Nexus 7 in order to redirect outgoing traffic from my android device to go through Fiddler acting as a proxy on my desktop ...
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How setup WiFi proxy in Android 9?

I need to setup a WiFi proxy on Android 9 but it seems they removed the feature , all tutorials I found refers to old versions of Android.
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Shell command to change WiFi parameters [duplicate]

Is there an ADB shell command to quickly change WiFi parameters, such as proxy settings? I want to toggle proxy settings on and off, and don't want to have to go through the settings page everything I ...
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How to add a CA to trusted root

Since android 7, apps will not obey the user installed CA certificates anymore. So as a tester, if you want to test and verify issues such as certificate pinning you need to install the custom proxy ...
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Can I use my phone's internet to download files in a Win95 VM in Limbo emulator?

I installed Limbo emulator from the Play Store, and found a Windows 95osr2 .img file on the internet. I want to install Opera instead of IE inside the VM, and use it to download some music. I can't ...
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Is capturing HTTPS traffic possible on Nougat?

I used to look at traffic with Charles proxy a while back. Now I've switched over to mitmproxy. It seems that Nougat has revoked user added CAs https://github.com/mitmproxy/mitmproxy/issues/2054 Is ...
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Uncheck anonymous proxy on android phone

My cell phone won't play movies on Hulu. Hulu gave me an error message ID BYA-403-011. Anonymous proxy must be unchecked in settings. Instructions say click settings, click advanced, click "system" ...
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What is HTTP and socket in opera mini and what is the difference between them?

What is the HTTP and socket option in android version of opera mini? There is two options: HTTP and Socket/HTTP The default is HTTP and Socket/HTTP. In addition what is the different between these ...
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Why do a few Android apps fail to connect to Internet with an optional HTTP proxy?

My home network is behind a router which the phone and the laptop is already authenticated to (WPA2), meaning that they can directly go online. I configured the WiFi connection to use Burp/mitmproxy ...
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Why there's no proxy support in Android browsers?

Android supports both Chromium-based and Firefox-based browsers since long now. While those browsers have full support for HTTP/SOCKS proxies under all other OSes (Linux, OSX and even Windows), they ...
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Android proxy server that uses data connection for outgoing traffic

I need to have a proxy server on an Android phone that lets me connect to the proxy using the wifi IP, and then routes the traffic out using the data connection. I did find this proxy server but it ...
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How can I setup a local SOCKS5 proxy that doesn't require Android VPN service?

I need a local SOCKS5 proxy server that doesn't use the Android VPN service. Why? Because I want to chain it with the no-root firewall NetGuard. NetGuard already uses the Android VPN service. ...
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Android apps not working with HTTP proxy

So I want to redirect my Android phone's HTTP traffic through a proxy running on my computer, in my case Burp Suite. I tried doing so by changing the WiFi settings and also by using the Drony app. I ...
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Having trouble setting up Android SSH tunnel with port forwarding (x-post /r/ssh)

I'm trying to log into an SSH server in such a way that I can securely visit websites on my Android phone. I have done the following: Set up port forwarding for SSH server xyz.org, port 8080 on VX ...
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Configure Android as proxy server [duplicate]

Hi am trying to convert my mobile device as proxy server, I searched net but cant find proper solution. What I am trying to do : Setup proxy server on android and use that mobile IP/Proxy IP address ...
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Is it possible to view and intercept android's activity launch from a PC

I know when a particular activity is launched (for a particular app) it may or may not require additional arguments. Also, if an activity is exported then I (or any other app in the device) can launch ...
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Use Socks proxy on Android without rooting in Android 5.1

I have a Socks5 proxy and I need to configure it in my mobile so that all traffic of the apps goes through that proxy. How can I configure Socks5 proxy without rooting the mobile ? I have seen '...
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A proxy error, while no proxy enabled

Everything was file, but suddenly I am getting an error while trying to access default ftp service via wifi. Error: "The folder 'ftp://192.168.1.3:2121' is read only because the proxy server is not ...
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How to access internet behind proxy with authentication

Our University provides internet behind a http proxy. To use internet we need to go through a http proxy server (proxy address and port) with authentication (username and password). Also the external ...
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redirect all traffic, hotspot server

I literally have the same question as found in this post:How to redirect complete outgoing phone's traffic to a proxy server? I have an android phone acting as a hotspot server (using KWS). I am ...
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PAC file with dnsDomainIs on cellular network?

My country started blocking access to some sites, so I'm trying to setup my devices to bypass it. I decided to use proxy via PAC file, because I don't want to reroute all my traffic just to access ...
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Unable to connect to SSH server via Tor

I'm attempting to connect to my SSH server via Tor on my rooted Android. I couldn't find an SSH client for Android that supports the use of a SOCKS proxy, so I tried to use transparent proxying with ...
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Disable proxy configuration on android

I recently use VPN client on my Android 5.1.1 after network was censored in my country. Later, after uninstalling, I can remark that when connecting to wifi, my phone is still configuring proxy, and I ...
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How to use mobile Internet on trains effectively?

When I'm on a train ride (mostly in Germany) I often find that this results in very poor mobile Internet connectivity on my Android devices. Particularly, loading of even small web pages may take ...
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Proxy Requests Only for Specific Hosts/IPs

I have a rooted device that whose network requests I currently debug using ProxyDroid and mitmproxy by applying a global site, and listing the addresses that bypass the proxy. For one of the apps I'm ...
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Using drony to enable system wide ABP

I am trying to get system wide adblock set up on android 5.1. After setting up the proxy as asked in was told that it would only work on the default "internet" browser. After further research I found ...
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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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using your android phone as a proxy server

I wanted to use my android phone as a proxy server, meaning that I wanted to be able to use the IP on the phone as a proxy, so all request and response are received on the phone and forwarded back 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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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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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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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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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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Android doesn't connect to proxy server

In the past I could connect to a proxy by entering the proxy's settings in the APN settings or Wireless settings. However, now android seems to ignore my set proxy - after hitting Save it disconnects ...
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Phone uses 3G even when connected to WiFi

I've a Moto-G XT1033. When I connect the phone to WiFi, it connects fine, shows the WiFi icon but uses 3G for internet. H+ or E is shown over mobile signal icon and an exclamation mark on WiFi. Here'...
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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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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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redsocks on android emulator: getting error “not executable: magic 7F45”

I'm trying to get proxydroid or redsocks to run on genymotion android emulator (x86). Adb shell into the device, run redsocks and I get "not executable: magic 7F45". I know it means that the version ...
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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 ...