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May 8, 2012
9:41 am
sapien
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sa7375 said:

Proxy Configuration
Now download ProxyDroid version 2.6.1 by Max Lv direct (FREE) from Android Market and install it. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.proxydroid&hl=en
Once installed insert values as under for its configuration (only three of them leaving others at default)
• Proxy Switch: Checked (green)
• Proxy Host: 10.128.1.69
• Proxy Port: 80
• Proxy Type: http


Any recommendations on which proxy app is better? You're using ProxyDroid but I've seen other people in these forums mention Auto Proxy. When I go to the Google Play Market, I see 2 apps called Auto Proxy – AutoProxy Lite (or the pay version) by Moroni Granja or (Root) Auto Proxy by Gpc. Between the 3 of these, does anyone have a preference or recommendations?

May 11, 2012
10:58 am
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I downloaded proxy-droid and now the !@#$% is stuck after powering on. Just shows android and nothing.

Will try removing battery and try after sometime.

May 11, 2012
11:01 am
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mr deeds said:

I would recommend rooting your android and looking into autoproxy to gain access to a lot of apps.

Im gonna miss those sweet sweet 2 months of pure unadultered 3g/hspa data with full access to EVERY app.

Sigh*


me too. Too much/many settings for idiots like us. Last time it worked in 2 secs. Just goam.com

!@##$%%%

May 11, 2012
11:44 am
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Re: Sapien's question: Any recommendations on which proxy app is better?

I can't say definitively which proxy is better but I can answer it in another way by letting you know why I made that choice. ProxyDroid has over 1,200 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 while Autoproxy had just 24 reviews and a rating of 3.9.

My recommendation: Try the free ProxyDroid and see how it works. If it doesn't, get the Autoproxy for about $2.

June 2, 2012
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not sure if this is my problem, but when i have gps on, the proxydroid exits by itself..

June 8, 2012
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Just signed up for the $10 plan today, so please pardon the ignorance:

I have a Samsung Galaxy W. Can only get EDGE to work on the web browser. It's very slow and some graphics do not load at all.

1. Any advice without rooting my phone?

2. Do apps like YouTube, Tango, Skype, etc require 3G?

2. If I root my phone and set up the proxy using ProxyDroid, etc, will the above apps work? Will I get 3G connection?

Thanks in advance.!

June 8, 2012
12:12 pm
netyang
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that's because your phone's 3G bands. not related to root.

June 8, 2012
3:04 pm
sa7375
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I am no expert: hence can only narrate my experience and you can draw your own conclusions.

In my case simple browsing too didn't work without deploying ProxyDroid. Fortunately my phone was already "unlocked and rooted" so I wouldn't know if without rooting the ProxyDroid can be installed or will work. Having said that, there is no down side to rooting the phone.

After installing the ProxyDroid not only did the browsing work but like I said earlier in my post, most apps worked. To repeat Gmail, Dolphin browser, Contacts, GTasks, YouTube, Maps, The Weather Network etc.all work. And yes, with Skype I can make calls both over Wi-Fi and GSM

Re: 3g. No it's not a 3g connection: It looks like a hsdpa (more like 3.5g). basically I get around 3 mbps download depending on the time of day and my location.

June 8, 2012
7:51 pm
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Re: 3g above: I apologize for making an incorrect statement on the speeds I am getting. The 3 mbps I get is through Wi-Fi and not GSM. With GSM it goes down to around 500 kbps (a half mbps) in download though interestingly the upload remains high at 2.5 mbps.

June 15, 2012
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Hi, I followed the instructions to a tee, with all the settings verified, but there is no option to select the apn radio button on my HTC One X and turn it green. My phone is unlocked and rooted and I'm using the paid version of autoproxy but my status says "disconnected" under Mobile Network.

Any ideas? So far I'm having a real pita with getting speakout working on this phone compared to my cheap LG WP7 phone.

Thanks

One more thing, how the heck do you keep autoproxy or proxydroid connected permanently? Both have kept disconnecting without me even knowing.

June 15, 2012
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Here's an idea. Make sure you Wifi is turned off. As soon as you have the wifi connection, data shuts off.

June 15, 2012
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Wifi is turned off. But when I look at Mobile Network under settings, it's turned on, but it indicates Disconnected. I'm stumped.

June 15, 2012
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I tried proxydorid on my Gio. It do not work out of the box, so I uninstalled it. I am currently using auto proxy lite, and that seem to be covering my needs.

June 15, 2012
3:15 pm
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Re: X-Nemesis: How do you keep Autoproxy or Proxydroid connected permanently?
In my case (I believe others have similar experience), once ProxyDroid was installed and connected, it remained connected. And if I were to connect Wi-FI, it would disconnect automatically on its own. Similarly when I disconnect Wi-Fi, it will re-connect automatically on its own. So while I don't have an absolute answer to your question, this is the behaviour of ProxyDroid on my Samsung Gio.

June 15, 2012
3:27 pm
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FredC said:

Just signed up for the $10 plan today, so please pardon the ignorance:

I have a Samsung Galaxy W. Can only get EDGE to work on the web browser. It's very slow and some graphics do not load at all.

1. Any advice without rooting my phone?

2. Do apps like YouTube, Tango, Skype, etc require 3G?

2. If I root my phone and set up the proxy using ProxyDroid, etc, will the above apps work? Will I get 3G connection?

Thanks in advance.!


Had same problem. If you signed up for the UMB plan online, you still need to call Customer Service to reset your connection. CS asked whether I was using my Nokia and I advised that I switched to a Samsung Galaxy. CS will do reset on their end. You will need to pull your battery out of your phone, wait 15 mins. and restart phone.

Once done, 3G!!!

June 15, 2012
4:39 pm
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I'll call the CSR for a reset but the problem is that the HTC One X battery cannot be removed...what then?

June 19, 2012
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can https sites be accessed?

June 19, 2012
6:25 pm
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Re: can https sites be accessed?

Yes. I am using ProxyDroid on Samsung Gio and have no problems at all.

June 26, 2012
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I need to reach a website in the format https://website.dyndns.org:9443/index.jsp but the proxy refuses the connection.

Does anyone know of a way to reach a website with this format (a non 80 port) using Speakout unlimited browsing?

June 26, 2012
11:53 am
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Re: fredp: I need to reach a website in the format https://website.dyndns.org:9443/index.jsp but the proxy refuses the connection.

That dyndns link didn't work on my Windows 7 Pro desktop either: so wonder if the link itself is OK.

Just to clarify again I have no problem using https links (Banks, SpeakOut, stock broker etc) on my Samsung Gio.