[tor-talk] Orbot on an Android 4.4.2 rooted device

Patrick ZAJDA patrick at zajda.fr
Mon Mar 3 17:07:49 UTC 2014

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Le 28/02/2014 21:38, Nathan Freitas a écrit :
> On 01/31/2014 02:33 PM, Patrick ZAJDA wrote:
>> If I enable the transparent proxy for Wi-fi and USB, I cannot
>> use Tor anymore from others apps on the phone. Is tor disabled
>> for others connections than wi-fi and USB when tethering Tor is 
>> enabled?
> Not intentionally... does it block your phone's normal traffic, or 
> does it just not route it through Tor?
It blocks all traffic.
For example, check.torproject.org doesn't work at all, no connection
is established.
>> Or is it because it tryes to use wi-fi to connect so I should
>> only use other connection than wi-fi?
> Well that might be - you can use 3G on your phone still through
> Tor, ideally, while other devices connect to your Wifi-tether,
> which is also sent through Tor.
So I'll disable it and re-enable it when really necessary and will use
3G for others apps when it is enabled.
>> I though I could enable this option and use Tor as usual with the
>>  phone too. But maybe I made a bad supposition?
> In theory, but it starts to get pretty complicated with all the 
> iptables rules. We also have not done indepth testing of 
> TransProxy+Tethering on 4.4.
> We can take a better look in our next testing go around.
I'll be happy to test if if you want some testers on Android 4.4.

Thanks for your answer,
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