Step 2:. Before the installation process begins, you will be prompted to review the access the application will have on your phone. Review this carefully. Once your are happy with the permissions that will be granted, press and the installation will complete. If you do not agree with the permissions that will be granted, press the back button and the installation will be cancelled.
Step 1: To open Orbot you tap the application's icon.
Step 2:Tap the language that you want and then .
Figure 3: Choose language
Step 3: A configuration wizard will appear with a description of Orbot. Read it and tap .
Figure 4: Information about Orbot
Step 4: You will then be presented with a warning screen. Once you have read this and understand the requirements press .
Figure 5: Important warning about how to use Orbot
Step 5: A screen will appear asking you to grant OrbotSuperuser access. Superuser access requires that your device is rooted if you want to make use of Orbot's Transparent Proxy features - we will not explore this feature in the Orbot guide.
If your smartphone is not rooted, just tick the option that states I understand and would like to continue without Superuser. The next screen explains in order for you to benefit from Tor, you will need to use apps built to work with Orbot, or that support HTTP or SOCKS proxy.
Step 1:Touch and hold the grey Orbot icon in the centre of the screen until it turns yellow and says Orbot is starting.
Figures 11 and 12: Activating Orbot
Step 2: The first time you start Orbot a notification will appear to confirm you connected successfully to the Tor network. Tap to see the green Orbot indication that Orbot is running.
Figures 13 and 14: Orbot finishes connecting
Note: You will only see the notification screen (Fig. 3) the first time you start Orbot after installation.
Step 3: To disconnect Orbot you touch and hold the green Orbot until it turns grey. Or if you want to disconnect and quit Orbot, tap the menu icon () in the top right of the screen and select .
Figures 15: Exiting Orbot
In order to browse or chat on the internet anonymously, you need to install an app (browser or chat) which can route your communication through a proxy in conjunction with Orbot. Please read the related Hands-on Guides for using Orweb and ChatSecure with Orbot.
Step 4: If at any stage you want to appear to come from a new location, you can get a new identity from Orbot by swipingleft or right on the green Orbot image. The image will briefly spin and then display You've switched to a new Tor Identity.
If Tor access is restricted or you wish to disguise the fact that you are using Tor, you can configure Orbot to use bridges.
Step 1:Tap the icon at the top of the screen to be brought to the settings screen.
Step 2: Scroll down to the bridges section and check the box next to Use Bridges.
Figure 17: Enabling Bridges
Step 3:Tap the Bridges section underneath Use Bridges to be presente#829d with a screen to enter the IP address of the bridge you want to use. Once correctly entered, tap . Restart Orbot to begin using the bridge.