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How to enable Wi-Fi Proxy settings on Android phones and tabs

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Wi-Fi Proxy Settings for Android

Finally Android developers has answered this question. Android 4 and up can be configured to run on Wi-Fi behind proxy servers.

Here is the step by step guide to setup Wi-Fi proxy settings on your Android device.

Open Settings from App drawer

Turn on Wi-Fi and open Wi-Fi menu.

Now press and hold the Wi-Fi network that you want to add proxy settings.

Click Modify network

Check Show advanced options

Wi-Fi proxy settings in Android

Select Manual from Proxy settings drop down menu.

Enter the proxy settings as given by your administrator.

Click Save. Done.

Wi-Fi proxy settings now works on your Android. These settings will work for your browser only. Apps will not work with this unfortunaitly. We hope Android developers will answer this matter too.

See also: Setting Wi-Fi proxy form Opera Mobile browser


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