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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How to set http proxy filter?

I have an http proxy, which works OK, but there are some address on my lan which provides some web services. I want to configure my device so that for some range of addresses the proxy is bypassed. ...
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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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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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Google+ not working with proxy server since last update

Google+ on my device has stopped working since the last update. Every time, I get the message: Can't load data. Check your connection. All apps other than Google+ work absolutely fine. My device ...
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Using a VPS as a proxy

I am trying to use my VPS running Cent OS as a proxy via SSH from my Galaxy S3 running Cyanogen Mod 9. I can connect to my VPS using ConnectBot. In this program I sett the Port Forward to: Type: ...
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Google service connection + Corp wifi

When connected to the corporate wifi the signal bars turn grey suggesting that there is no connection to Google services. Gmail, web browsing, contact sync, calender sync, play music all appear to ...
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How can I configure a WiFi proxy that requires a username and password?

I have an Android 4.1.2 phone, and I need to set a WiFi proxy that requires me to authenticate with a username and password. Where can I setup the user and password for the proxy?
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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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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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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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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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How to set HTTP proxy settings on Jelly Bean 4.1.1 on Galaxy SIII LTE

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE (I9305) and I have set up my wifi to connect to my network at work, however I require a username and password in order to access the internet as all our traffic runs ...
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Installing Orbot as a remote SOCKS server for other computers?

I installed Orbot on my Android device and I want to make it a remote SOCKS server so that other computers can connect to it. The TorFAQ – Tor Bug Tracker & Wiki suggests that for Tor on Windows, ...
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Resolve dns through proxy > ProxyDroid

Android device and rooted and using ProxyDroid App with HTTP Proxy one of the main problem with ProxyDroid App is dns leak . it's ether showing my original DNS or Google DNS . i want to Resolve dns ...
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Android phone as 4G proxy server

I am trying to turn my old phone (Xiaomi mi5) into a 4G proxy server which I can use with different apps. for scraping data etc. I have been searching how to setup and i found some articles but they ...
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How can I programmatically filter incoming traffic on an Android device via an app?

I need some pretty thorough guidance on a project I've been tasked with. I guess ideally I am looking for either a tutorial (or set of tutorials), or else a working, self-contained, open-source ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bypass proxy not working on Nexus 5 running lollipop

In my wifi network I need to connect to the internet through a http proxy. I am able to connect to the internet through the proxy server but the problem lies when I want to access my local servers. To ...
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Setup proxy authentication in Android 4.1.2

I tried to setup my Wifi proxy via Setting but can't find any authentication I can put anywhere. Looking from this thread and another thread, looks like I need to root my phone. Can I setup my proxy ...
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Set web proxy in Cyanogenmod?

Since the Android port of the Privoxy web filter isn't actively supported, I'm thinking of installing it on a Linux host at home, and configure the web browsers (Dolphin and Chrome) on my Android ...
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Jelly Bean (4.1.2) Support for Proxy Auto-Configuration PAC Files?

I'm managing Samsung Galaxy Note I & IIs running Android 4.1.2 and would like to direct network/browser traffic to a URL filtering service through a proxy server. Can someone confirm (with ...
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Bypass proxy for everything but local addresses?

I know this is a bit unconventional, but I want to bypass the proxy for all external addresses/domains and only proxy internal addresses. How would I craft a proxy bypass setting string that meets the ...
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ProxyDroid says it connects, but won't access the internet

I'm trying to get my schools proxy to work through ProxyDroid on my Galaxy S3 4.1.1. I can use the proxy fine through the default settings application, but that only allows me to use my browser, no ...
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How to make YouTube (and any video) work with my proxy?

I have a HTTP proxy set in my wifi settings. It works with all HTTP requests, except any video. But it works with my computer and the exact same HTTP proxy setting. So, yeah, it really bother me (...
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Connecting through authenticated proxy

I have an Unrooted Sony Xperia tipo running 4.0.4. I have a Wi-Fi at home which uses an authenticated proxy. I have managed to apply the proxy and also have managed to use authentication. The trouble. ...
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HTC Desire HD Wifi proxy applicaiton

Is there any working application (root does not matter) for using proxy on HTC Desire HD. ProxyDroid is not working on HTC Desire HD. SSH Tunnel is also not working on it.
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Instagram app is not working when using wifi internet through out proxy server

In our organization we use a proxy server (Traffice Inspector) and I connect to internet usin wifi of my HTC Sensation. Most of the apps work fine except several apps that don't work at all. Say show ...
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running apps on WiFi with proxy or alternate to ad-hoc network between laptop and phone?

My home WiFi runs behind a proxy. When I connect to it from my Samsung Galaxy S with android 2.3.3, after entering the proxy and port number in the settings, I am able to run only the browser(not any ...
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Setup localhost proxy

I am hosting a PWA in a local network. The network is not connected to the internet and is for internal use only. As service-workers require https, which is tricky (at least for me) to set up in a ...
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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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How can I direct all network traffic on my devices to 127.0.0.1 with a specified local port on an ssh that I setup on a separate android using termux?

So far, I have only been able to do the following steps: Install openssh on termux. pkg install openssh Then I turned on hotspot on my phone. Then I found the phone's IP address using ifconfig which ...
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Android ADB Port forward returns CONNECT aborted with curl

I'm trying to use my phone's data connection as a proxy on any port on my PC. I've enabled the port forward with: adb forward tcp:5001 tcp:8080 and I get 5001 as a response from the adb shell. ...
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How to use Socks4 proxy on Android 10 without rooting your device?

I have a Socks4 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 Socks4 proxy without rooting the mobile ? I have seen '...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...