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    Good morning all, does anyone know of a way that i can get android working through our proxy. it works for the browser but as it states on the screen it wont work on 3rd party apps.

    i am not brilliant with android as i am using th'iphone, but would consider moving if i could get this working. at present we have a member of staff who is struggling and whilst its not technically work he just wants to read is petrol head app whilst having a cuppa.

    Thanks

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    Android doesn't have built in proxy support, however you may be able to get around this using an App and a proxy.pac file containing exceptions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    Android doesn't have built in proxy support
    It does past version 3.2. For 4+ you get different proxy settings for different networks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    Android doesn't have built in proxy support, however you may be able to get around this using an App and a proxy.pac file containing exceptions.
    Um, it does Since... 3.2 I think.
    4 and up is better as you can set proxies per connection, which is nice.

    Edit: gah beaten to it - and *snap* with the answers :P
    Last edited by sparkeh; 25th January 2013 at 11:30 AM.

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    Thanks for the heads up on later versions

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Um, it does Since... 3.2 I think.
    4 and up is better as you can set proxies per connection, which is nice.
    we have the ability to enter the proxy address but below it states that it will only work for the browser and not other apps

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    Quote Originally Posted by One_Minute_Hero View Post
    we have the ability to enter the proxy address but below it states that it will only work for the browser and not other apps
    It does work for most apps on 4+ - but there are always apps that do not run http traffic through ports 80 and 443 - these will be blocked by your firewall. We just selected the apps we want kids to use and enable to specific server ip address in the FW and block the rest.

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    We use an app called AutoProxy which has worked really well, think it only works on rooted devices though.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...utoProxy&hl=en

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    Transproxy was a popular app back in 2.1 days, not sure if its still relevant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikehollingsworth View Post
    We use an app called AutoProxy which has worked really well, think it only works on rooted devices though.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...utoProxy&hl=en
    Another vote for AutoProxy, always used that on my HTC Hero without problem.

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