Mobile Proxy App
Internet proxy with Tor for Android

Basic info

Orbot is a free and open source proxy application for Android, which enables users to browse the web anonymously and to access blocked websites. In particular, Orbot uses the Tor anonymity software to encrypt internet traffic, to hide users' IP addresses and to circumvent online censorship.


Tool type: Mobile Proxy Application
Ease of use: Easy to install, to configure choose VPN to root all your mobile internet traffic through Tor, otherwise it will only root traffic of specific apps like Orfox through Tor.
Open source: Yes, 3-clause BSD license
Encryption support: Yes
Benefits: Orbot enables users to browse the internet anonymously through a Tor connection. When the VPN option is selected, both your browser and your apps will be routed through Tor. It also provides you access to blocked online content.
Independent code audit: Yes, an internal audit by the Guardian Project
Cost: Free of charge
Languages: Many
Compatibility: Android 4.1 and later
Developed by: The Guardian Project
Version as of this writing: 15.1.2
Website: Guardian Project

Last updated: 07 March 2016

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