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Tor (The Onion Router) is a network of proxies trying to protect your privacy. On Android this is usually implemented with Orbot and used with Orweb & Gibberbot.

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Orbot transparent proxy requires enabling manually

My phone is HTC One M8 on Marshmallow stock ROM, rooted with Magisk. I've installed Orbot and noticed it doesn't work in transparent proxying mode when proxying all apps. It requires manual proxy ...
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How to create a VPN over Tor connection on android?

I am trying to setup a VPN over TOR connection on my phone so that the connection looks like this: - My device -> Tor -> VPN -> Internet I use orbot , OpenVPN connect app and also orwall. I ran ...
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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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Where does OrFox save images?

OrFox 1.0beta1 has a function to save images. Yet, there's no information where the image is stored inside and outside the application nor a configuration option to pre-determine the storage location. ...
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Route connections through VPN, then through Orbot

Currently I'm using "OpenVPN for Android", OrWall and Orbot in order to route connections through VPN, then through Orbot. So it looks like this: App -> VPN -> Orbot This is great, but it's not an ...
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Orbot showing IP adresses on status bar

I configured Orbot to route every app's traffic through TOR network. In the status bar, It is showing different IP addressees with country names and agencies. Also, these listing keeps on changing as ...
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How to prove Orbot is working for apps

I am using Orbot to torify the traffic of a certain app. To be sure I selected the option 'Tor Everything', because I dont need high speed internet on this phone anyway. Now besides using this ...
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Why does Orbot need root for transparent proxying but OpenVPN doesn't?

Orbot requires a rooted device for transparently providing proxying to all applications, but if I understand correctly, the application OpenVPN doesn't. I understand those two applications do ...
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Rooted Nexus 7 v2: Using Tor and Adblock Plus

I'm having success using both Tor and Adblock Plus, although independently. I'm trying to figure out how to get both to work on the device at the same time. When successfully using Tor, I get ads ...
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Mask IP Address Android Device

How would I anonymize my Android device and it's IP address? I don't want to be rooted as well, using a GS4.
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Orbot not starting on rooted Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon)

I have recently rooted my Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon) using the method found here. I am trying to run Orbot(Tor) with the Tor Everything option enabled. The application will not get past "Orbot is ...
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Setup Tor server on my Android

How do I setup a Tor server on my Android tablet? I can install the Orbot client, but how do I contribute to the tor network? I have my tablet on a WiFi the most of the day so it would be nice to ...
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Accessing Tor on Android device via a virtual wifi network

I've hosted a wifi network using a virtual router, with which the local area connection is sharing it's internet with. My Android device can connect to this wifi network and can access my laptop's ...
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Using YouTube under Orbot

I'm trying to put my YouTube app's traffic on Orbot (Tor) in my phone due to filtering issues in my country. When Orbot is in Tor Everything mode, it works, and all of the traffic used by YouTube is ...