[guardian-dev] How to use orbot proxy in a WebView?

Vanitas Vitae vanitasvitae at riseup.net
Thu May 26 13:20:18 EDT 2016

Okay, thank you for the quick response :)

It's a shame that Google has not yet added an option to set a proxy to
the WebView itself.


Am 26.05.2016 um 19:17 schrieb Nathan of Guardian:
> On Thu, May 26, 2016, at 12:44 PM, Vanitas Vitae wrote:
>> I checked the NetCipher code and it seems like there is no explicit
>> method for setting the code in Android versions > lollipop. Is this not
>> yet supported? I tried the same code on an emulator with Lollipop, but
>> it still does not work.
>> What am I missing?
> You aren't missing anything yet. I think we just haven't updated the
> code to support WebView on Android 6. Each major OS changes the method
> for proxying, and in some cases makes it impossible. 
> This is why we have moved to Orfox, building on Firefox/Gecko code,
> instead of Android's WebView.
> That said, we are doing some work on a project that needs this, as well,
> so if anyone has the code to add Marshmallow support, then I would be
> happy to integrate it into NetCipher.

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