Surf internet anonymously on Android phones with Orbot

AndroidYou may know what is Tor; it is a free application that lets users to surf the web, access email and instant messengers without being monitored or blocked by your internet service provider.

The developers of Tor has now released a free Android version of Tor known as Orbot which will brings the features and functionality of Tor to the Android mobile operating system.

Orbot works differently on different versions of Android phones. Android 1.x devices (G1, Hero, Droid Eris, etc) require the ProxySurf” browser installed to use, which can be downloaded from the Android Market. orbot for Android

For Android 2.x devices (Droid, Nexus One, etc), you must root your device for Orbot to transparently proxy all TCP traffic. For non-rooted phones, you’ll want to manually configure it for your specific needs.

You can get more information and download from here.

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.


  1. No17

    Aug 15, 2011 at 4:33 am

    Yeah sure surf anonymously and get you bandwidth down up to 90%..

  2. Meditation Ebooks

    Apr 21, 2010 at 9:42 am

    I really want to know how they come up with such funky names…ORBOT..Well seems pretty good for people having phones based on Android

    • Ankit

      Apr 22, 2010 at 3:15 pm

      ‘Orbot’ sounds like a name of a Robot! Isn’t it? 😛

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