Orbot: Tor on Android – Surf Anonymously and Privately on Android Devices

Orbot: Tor on Android

Do you care about surfing anonymously or privately on your computer? Then I’m sure you must have heard about the Tor project. Tor lets you protect your privacy and defend yourself against network surveillance and traffic analysis. You can get the same on Android devices as well, Orbot – Tor on Android.

Orbot lets you do on Android exactly what Tor does on a computer. It prevents anyone from learning your location or browsing habits and provides a complete anonymous browsing experience. Orbot enhances your privacy, breaks through firewalls and allows you to communicate more safely.

This free app works with root and without root – of course there are added benefits and more features available for those with rooted Android phones or tablets. Orbot let’s you choose individual Android apps to make them run through Tor’s network or it suggests you download an Android browser that is well compatible with Tor/Orbot.

Orbot: Tor on Android

Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Here are the basic features for rooted and standard (non-rooted) Android users:

Standard / No-Root Android Users:

  • Works best with Firefox Mobile+ProxyMob Add-on
  • Works with Orbot-enabled apps like Gibberbot (secure chat) and Orweb

Rooted Android Users:

  • Supports transparent proxying of all apps and services, or app-by-app basis

Ready to get anonymous online? Download Orbot from the link below!

Download Orbot: Tor on Android

You can download this free app from the Google Play Store: Download Orbot: Tor on Android.

Haris Nadeem
Haris Nadeem

Haris lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android. Connect on Twitter: @harisn

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