Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Setup proxy settings in Nexus 7

I just bought a new Nexus 7 a few days ago. To use my university wireless network, I need to add the proxy settings. But I can't figure out how to do that on the tablet.

How to Setup proxy settings in Nexus 7 Android 4.1
* Open "Setting" and then "Wi-Fi".
* Long press on your network, select "Modify network" and tick "Show advanced options" checkbox.
* Tap Proxy Settings, and then Manual. Enter the Proxy hostname, and the proxy port number. Then tap Save.

You can also use some Android Proxy apps from Play store to do that.


  1. any ideas where you can set user id/password settings... seems that only the browser understand this and prompts for it, but not google now or other apps :(

  2. google apps will use proxy,not sure if other apps will be

  3. Looks like since the latest update the advanced settings has gon from the modify network. Any ideas?

    1. after you select "modify" you have to scroll the windown down to see the tick box.

  4. Try scrolling down the pop up menu