Mobile devices require you to have set up the proxy through the system network on your computer. You will then use your computer running the proxy server as a hotspot for your mobile devices to use the proxy. The mobile device you wish to use must be on the same network as the hosting device.


Step 1: Open settings.

Step 2: Navigate to the Wi-Fi page.

Step 3: Tap the information button on the right of the wifi connection (the “i” enclosed in a circle).

Step 4: Scroll down to the bottom of the page and tap Configure Proxy under HTTP PROXY.

Step 5: Select Automatic.

Step 6: On your computer, navigate to the Network settings via System Preferences, which can be accessed from clicking the Apple logo.

Step 7: In Network settings click the Advanced… button.

Step 8: Click on the TCP/IP tab and find the IPv4 Address.

Step 9: On your phone, input the IPv4 Address from your computer with the port number you are using into the URL field like such “” (the port number 8888 in the example may vary from the port number you use; refer to the Running TQ Proxy Server section if needed).

Step 10: Tap save at the top.

Step 11: To ensure that the proxy is working properly, run a speed test at to see if your location, ISP and IP address has changed.