Woiden.id – How to Use SOCKS5 on Android – SSOCKS5 is the most recently optimized version of SOCKS. SOCKS is another alternative to VPN which is useful for security and privacy in surfing the internet.
SOCKS is arguably the most advanced protocol for data transfer and was developed for applications that do not support direct proxies. In previous versions SOCKS only supported the TCP protocol, with the SOCKS5 server you can use the UDP protocol, in other words SOCKS5 can work with any protocol the user wants.
SOCKS5 Over TLS/SSL
By using SOCKS5 Server Over TLS / SSL you can increase better security and higher speed. In other words, your identity will be better protected and will also avoid being blocked. In this article, we will discuss how to use SOCKS5 on Android.
How to Use SOCKS5 on Android
The first step you have to do is create a SOCKS5 Over SSL account first. Here are the steps for creating a SOCKS5 Over SSL account.
1. How to Create a Free SOCKS5 Account
To create a SOCKS5 Over SSL account you can open the Woiden.ID site and select the FREE SOCKS5 ACOUNT menu
Choose the SOCKS5 server according to your needs.
Before creating an account, pay attention to the SOCKS5 port and SSL port that you will be using.
Enter Username and Password according to your needs. Then create a SOCKS5 account.
Your SOCKS5 account will appear along with the active period of the account you created.
How to create a SOCKS5 Over SSL account is complete. Continue to the next stage.
2. Install SSLSock and Tun2TAP For Android applications
To use a SOCKS5 Over SSL account, you need two applications which must be installed on your Android smartphone.
Open the Play Store then search for SSLSocks.
2. Tun2TAP For Android
All you have to do is open the Play Store and search for Tun2TAP For Android.
There is an alternative application that you can use besides Tun2TAP For Android, namely the SocksDroid application which you can download on the Play Store as well. But on this occasion we will provide a tutorial using the Tun2TAP For Android application.
SSLSocks Android Application Settings
Open the SSLSocks application and select the CONFIG menu, add the required config as follows.
accept=8080 (Port SOCKS5)
connect=sg-socks5.woiden.net:443 (Hostname Server:Port SSL)
After creating the configuration, now go to the HOME menu and run SSLSocks by clicking on the Not Running button to make it Run
SSLSocks application setup was successful. Let this application run and Continue to open the second application.
Tun2TAP For Android Application Settings
Open the Tun2TAP For Android app and click on the “three dots icon” in the top right corner and select “Custom Route”
In the Custom Config menu, look for “SSLSocks Application” and click the “Activate” button.
Return to the start menu of the application, then fill in the SOCKS5 account data that you created.
Fill in the server IP content with 127.0.0.1
Server port is filled with 8080
Enter username and password
Fill in the UDPGW Port according to your needs, you can choose 7100, 7200 to 7900
Connect SOCS5 by clicking “CONNECT”
SOCKS5 Over SSL has been connected successfully.
If you want to really confirm whether SOCKS5 Over SSL is connected to the internet, you can check the IP address using the Myip.id site or you can also use another IP checking site.
The tutorial using SOCKS5 on Android is complete.
Using SOCKS5 Over SSL allows you to appear as if you are actually using the internet elsewhere. And also you can use it for uninterrupted browsing, hiding real IP, downloading, streaming and for free internet tricks.