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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Does hotspot connect directly to proxy or through the computer from the connection being shared?

Let's say I have connected my phone to the internet through the hotspot from my Laptop. In order to access the internet, i have to configure proxy in both laptop and android. Now on the server side ...
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how to take android browser offline when my external ip changes?

My ISP only provides ipv4 ips dynamically. I have tracked them using a termux script and found that i can get back ips after reconnecting a couple of times. Now what I want is to restrict my browser ...
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Trying and failing to use phone mobile data as proxy

I tried following this: https://android.stackexchange.com/a/196779/327770 I connected my android phone, a Samsung 8 with Roger's sim card to my computer Bridged with adb Port forwarded 6400 on my ...
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Turn Android phone in call proxy from internet call to GSM call

Grandmother of my friend lives in mountains where is no internet but there is GSM cover. My friend lives abroad and GSM calls cost too much. He asks to find some way to make a bridge from internet ...
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How to fix DNS issue on Snapdragon ported Device [closed]

Hello I ported a miui 9 Rom on my China Mobile m631 A1s Device . It works fine but the mobile data doesn't. It comes up but doesn't browse and the WiFi browse but if I use an VPN app like Windscribe .....
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(Android) Dns resolution through proxy(socks5)

my DNS leaks on my android. I am using Socks5 proxy with proxydroid. How can I force the dns to go through the proxy dns? I have root permissions etc.
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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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Is Youtube app on Android TV not honoring proxy?

I have set up proxy for my wifi network on Android TV, and apps like Spotify & etc are honoring it and using the proxy, but it seems Youtube app is not honoring global proxy because it can't ...
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Any OpenSource SOCKS proxy server for Android?

I am looking for a SOCKS proxy server I can run on my Android phone. I could only find some commercial apps, but would prefer a FOSS alternative. It does not need to be an app: a binary I can run ...
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How to send all internet traffic to a SOCKS5 proxy server in local network?

I got the inspiration here. It looks like AFWall+ is able to create a NAT forwarding policy to keep all traffic going through a SOCKS5 proxy and fool Google apps into thinking they are not connected ...
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Proxy server connection

I have got a question. I am a college student in India, my college provides free wifi throughout the campus . To access the wifi we have to use the proxy server connection , we use apps like psiphon ...
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How can I view traffic from a Android or iOS device to a IoT device?

I need to troubleshoot/debug some data being sent from an Android and/or iPhone to an IoT device using 802.11n w/WPA2. I've proxied traffic from a mobile phone to a web server exposed to the public ...
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Get my internet traffic through another remote phone

I have a phone in country X, with friends of mine. The phone can be connected to internet via wifi or mobile data. I would like to use this phone internet from my phone (which also has mobile data). ...
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Outgoing proxy to allow client certificate authentication

I want to secure my Homeserver (Nextcloud, Emby, etc.). To do this, I create client certificates and want to deploy them to my client devices -f.e. Android mobile phone. However, most apps do not ...
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Fix ERR_PROXY_CONNECTION_FAILED due to a change in global proxy by mobile security framework through adb shell on non rooted phone

The problem in a non rooted Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone: ERR_PROXY_CONNECTION_FAILED in Google Chrome No internet access on cellphone wireless settings No internet access on cellphone mobile data ...
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Can I access play store via proxy?

I have an issue with accessing play store when using Fiddler as an inbetween proxy. I have a Unity app which uses http requests as well as purchases via the GooglePlayStore. Chrome browser and in-app ...
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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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Use Charles Proxy to monitor traffic from an android game

Can I use Charles Proxy to monitor traffic for an online android game like PUBG. If yes then what all information can I get from this? Can I use this to monitor the packets which are sent to the game ...
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want to use my phone as a public proxy

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android 6.0.1. I want to use the phones mobile data as a proxy for my VPS. Obviously they are not in the same network so the proxy needs to be public for my ...
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Use proxy for stock android download manager? Play store not downloading through shadowsocks

I'm in China. I use proxy to access GFW blocked sites. Proxy is connected as an android VPN. Stock download manager does not go through proxy. How can I use proxy with it? On my Mi Mix 2S, I just ...
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Is there a way to set a global http/https proxy on Android 8 either with root or no root?

I am interested in setting up a global proxy on a rooted android 8.1.0 device. Is there a way to configure a system-wide proxy? I have already tried a couple of apps to achieve this but have not had ...
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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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Sniffing SSL/TLS connections with BURP

I want to sniff SSL/TLS encrypted traffic of my installed apps using BURP. After installing the burp certificate on my One Plus 5T and moving certificates through the Magisk tweak "Move Certificates" ...
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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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Why proxy set on Android does not work when used as hotspot?

I am setting the proxy in APN settings of my mobile network in below shown screenshot: It works well. I verified via whatismyip. However, when I enable the hotspot on the device and use this hotspot ...
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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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Why is not all traffic captured from my device when routing through 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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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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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 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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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. ...
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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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How to redirect all web requests from hosts connected to hotspot to a local web 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 ...