How to setup Proxy Server on Android Tablets?

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How to setup Proxy Server on Android Tablets?

How to setup Proxy server on Android tabletsThis post will explain how to setup proxy server on Android tablets.  Some business connections require a proxy to be set up in order to connect to the network, or even to the internet.  

The Android OS supports this option easily.  This is how to setup a proxy server on Android tablets:

The procedure to do this is slightly different between Android 3 and 4.
If you have Android 3.x, use this procedure:

  • Open Settings
  • Touch Wireless & networks on the left
  • Touch Wi-Fi settings
  • Find the network you wish to connect to and long press it (touch and hold).
  • Touch Modify Network
  • Touch the Proxy Settings drop down and change to Manual
  • Enter the settings for your network – if you are unsure what settings to use, contact your network adminstrator

If you are using Android 4.0, then use this procedure:

  • Open Settings
  • Under the Wireless & networks heading on the left, Touch Wi-Fi
  • Find the network you wish to connect to and long press it (touch and hold).
  • Touch Modify Network
  • Touch the Show Advanced Settings check box in the lower left corner of the dialog box.  If the Show Advanced Settings option is not displayed, you may need to go back a step and Touch Forget Network, and then, when you reset up the network, you will see the Show Advanced Settings option
  • Touch the Proxy Settings drop down and change to Manual
  • Enter the settings for your network – if you are unsure what settings to use, contact your network adminstrator

 

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