Change proxy settings for WiFi in Android without root

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This article will show you in 5 steps how to change proxy server settings for particular Wi-Fi connection in Android without root needed.

This will work for most of apps. You also can specify credentials – password and username for proxy server.

If you want to change a proxy for a mobile data please refer to Set proxy server in Mobile Network connection on Android with No Root article which shows how to do it.

  1. Turn on Wi-Fi to see a list of networks

    Turn on Wi-Fi to see a list of networks

  2. Select network for which you want to set the proxy. You don’t have to be connected to this network.

    Select network for which you want to set the proxy

  3. Tap Modify network

    Tap Modify network

  4. Select Show advanced options.

    Connected network Not connected network
    Select Show advanced options. Screen for connected network Select Show advanced options. Screen for not connected network
  5. Select Manual proxy type.
    In Proxy hostname and Proxy port type in your proxy details.

    In Proxy hostname and Proxy port type in your proxy details

5 Comments
  1. Oleh says

    There is a simple solution not requiring root

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.givenocode.proxytoggle

    This app uses reflection to switch proxy settings on android phone.

    1. Sebastian Expert says

      thanks for the information!

  2. Anonymous says

    How to know those proxy details?
    I want to connect to a wifi nearby

    1. Sebastian Expert says

      Just connect to the wifi nearby. You don’t need proxy to connect.

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