Proxybib – Android (connected to a Wi-fi network)

How to set a proxy for an existing Wi-Fi connection, on Android

When you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, you can change its settings, so that it uses a specific proxy server each time you connect to it.

  • To do that, open the Settings app on your Android smartphone or tablet.
  • Next, tap on Wi-Fi to see the wireless networks in your area.
  • You are shown a list of all the Wi-Fi networks that are available in your area. Tap and hold on the name of the network that you are connected to. A menu is shown with different contextual options.
  • Tap “Modify network” so that you can set the proxy server used for that Wi-Fi. You are shown a list of settings for the selected network connection.
  • Tap Advanced options or check “Show advanced options” so that more settings are shown, including those related to the use of a proxy server.Scroll down a bit, and tap the Proxy option.
  • Then, choose Proxy Auto-Config (in Android 8) or Auto (in Android 9), you have to enter the URL (web address) of the proxy server :
  • To apply your proxy settings, do not forget to tap Save. Now Android uses the proxy server that you have set when connected to the wireless network that you are on.

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