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

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at guardianproject.info
Fri May 27 05:11:27 EDT 2016

Sounds like we should set a maxSdkVersion on Orweb then.  Does it not
work with android-23?


Vanitas Vitae:
> 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.
> Vanitas
> 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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