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Questions related to using Tor on mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets.

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Tor configuration did not verify Error: -4 ERR= OUT=

In Orbot I'm getting this error Tor configuration did not verify Error: -4 ERR= OUT= What is wrong ?
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what are the ideal first time setup options for orfox on Android OS 7.0

I'm new to using orfox & orbot. I'm looking for tips on what choices to make regarding setting up this app for the first time?
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How to save passwords in Orfox?

I have installed Orbot and Orfox and they work amazingly well, very polished. However, the settings regarding password saving ("logins" as Orfox/Firefox calls them in settings → privacy) do not seem ...
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Android Orfox - Clearing RAM messes tabs up

I have found that clearing RAM using the stock Samsung memory manager transfers all standard tabs in Orfox to private mode - and makes them reload. When clearing RAM, reloading does happen in Firefox....
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How to use bridges in Orbot?

I am on android 4.4.2. Using Orbot + Orfox. I can connect the Tor network and browse webpages on Orfox when I am connected to a Wi-Fi. But whenever I turn-off wi-fi and try Mobile data, the pages on ...
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How to make Tor work using mobile data?

I have Orbot and Orweb downloaded on my android (samsung s3) it connects when I have my wifi on and I can search fine but when I use my data, the page only loads 25% and then hangs. Do I need to ...
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How do I change user agent to mobile device? And is it safe?

On desktop version of Tor, I want to change the user agent in the configuration, just to be able to visit mobile sites. If it's safe, could you tell me how to choose One? (It seems I can choose ...
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T.A.I.L.S mobile OS

I am looking at getting t.a.i.l.s mobile o.s. in the near future and need to know the best smartphone to run tails is? I cannot find any answers online. Any advice would be appreciated. Money is not ...
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Red Browser App & mobile device tracking

What specific information about your mobile device is shared with a web host see when accessing it through the red browser app?
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Is it safe to use Tails with 3g connection via Android USB?

I'm running Tails OS with USB stick. I've BCM43227 WiFi card therefore I'm unable to use WiFi with Tails. The option is to use my cellphone's USB internet connection while it's connecting through 3G. ...
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What am I doing wrong, or is it my device?

Use a Motorola Moto-E for my device. Successfully downloaded Tor, Orweb, and Duck Duck Goose browser, however, even though Tor says it's active, when I check any browser (DDG, Chrome, Google) the ...
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Is Covert Browser an official Tor Project application for the iPhone?

I just bought Covert Browser for my iPhone, is this an official application from the Tor Project?
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Orbot installation error. Unknown error code in installation: “-24”

Had Orbot working fine for a long time, then made an error in deinstalling it. Wanted to reinstall, no way. Installation starts, and stops/finishes with "unknown error code:-24" in Google Play. ...
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Use of Orbot on Mobile

I read that using Personal Accounts like Gmail, Facebook etc (with real Personal Information) on Tor is not anonymous or safe. So if I installed Orbot on un-rooted android mobile then even I browse ...
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Orbot, SSL Error 3 - Why?

I'm in a private network, where everything runs on a proxy, that uses a HTTP, the phone/tablet isn't rooted. On Orbot, I have put in the address, I have put in the ports and all the bridges too. ...
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Is it possible to run all of Tor wirelessly connecting phones like a meshnet? [closed]

I've used an app called tincan on android that allows users to wirelessly connect to pass messages around in a decentralized manner. I know it's already possible to run hidden services on android i ...
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Tor on Firefox OS

How can I use Tor on Firefox OS? Is there anything like Orbot or a browser bundle for Firefox OS based phones?
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Tor on mobile connects but doesn't work

I recently discovered the Orbot app that allows mobile users to connect to tor. After the installation of this and Orweb, the accompanying browser, it connected successfully to tor and all the logs ...
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PPTP VPN to Tor [closed]

I have a Mac OS X server with a PPTP VPN server running. I want to connect my iPhone to Tor by routing all traffic via my VPN server. How can I configure my server to route the outgoing traffic over ...
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OnionBrowser for iOS — how secure is it?

Currently it seems there are no torproject.org "officially sanctioned" solutions for iOS. However, there is a browser called OnionBrowser that passes check.torproject.org and is able to access hidden ...