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Setting up a proxy in the Drony app

Drony is a user-friendly proxy client for Android devices, designed to facilitate anonymous web surfing. It supports private proxy servers and offers the flexibility to set up anonymous access for different Wi-Fi networks as well as mobile data connections.

Key features and benefits of using Drony for proxy connections on Android include:

  • Drony is available at no cost.
  • Set up a proxy without needing root access on your device.
  • Compatible with anonymous proxies and private servers requiring authorization.
  • Supports HTTP, HTTPS, SOCKS4a, and SOCKS5 protocols.
  • The app allows for specific configurations for individual applications or domains.

Video tutorial for proxy configuration in Drony

How to set up a proxy in Drony on Android

To configure the Drony app for proxy use on your Android device, follow these steps:

  1. Download and install Drony. Upon opening the app, you'll be directed to the “Log” page. Scroll to the “Settings” section.
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  3. Go to the “Networks” section and select your preferred proxy protocol type.
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  5. Enter the proxy server's IP in the “Hostname” field. Input the port number in the line below. For private servers, add your “Username” and “Password”. This section also allows you to adjust settings like caching time, private DNS, etc.
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  7. Once setup is complete, return to the previous menu. Use the “Filters” tab to manage proxy use for specific applications. The “Links” tab lets you list domains that will maintain a direct connection.
  8. To activate the proxy, go back to the “Log” tab and click the “OFF” button at the bottom.
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  10. A VPN icon in the status bar indicates an active proxy connection.
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Disabling proxy in Drony

To disable proxy in Drony:

  1. Open Drony and navigate to the “Log” page.
  2. Click the “ON” button. Alternatively, close the app from the running programs list to automatically disconnect the proxy and direct traffic normally.

With Drony configured, all your device’s traffic will route through the proxy server. This setup enables access to blocked web resources, downloads of previously unavailable applications, and ensures anonymous internet surfing.