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[Q] Firewall without root?

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By devil slime, Member on 26th December 2010, 03:14 PM
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hey so i was using droid wall but i updated to 1.72 on my DHD and sadly found out i cannot upgrade it. so now i need a firewall that works without root because android eats all my data plan.

any suggestions?
 
 
20th November 2011, 10:38 AM |#2  
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try App Shield
28th December 2012, 02:00 PM |#3  
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try Mobiwol - Firewall: No ROOT Required
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Originally Posted by devil slime

hey so i was using droid wall but i updated to 1.72 on my DHD and sadly found out i cannot upgrade it. so now i need a firewall that works without root because android eats all my data plan.

any suggestions?

Mobiwol is firewall application that use the VPN interface for firewalling (without actually connect you to any VPN server)
16th May 2013, 12:08 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by mobilefirewall

Mobiwol is firewall application that use the VPN interface for firewalling (without actually connect you to any VPN server)

I advise not to use Mobiwol, since this application itself is a security risk. 3G watchdog reports approx 50MB per day WiFi traffic used by Mobiwol.
20th March 2014, 12:23 PM |#5  
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Originally Posted by Goran_

I advise not to use Mobiwol, since this application itself is a security risk. 3G watchdog reports approx 50MB per day WiFi traffic used by Mobiwol.

From the mobiwol website:

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Why does Mobiwol top the data usage chart?

Itís an illusion. Mobiwol uses your deviceís VPN package to create a firewall. As every data packet sent or received by your apps passes through the VPN, all the incoming and outgoing data traffic gets attributed to Mobiwol.

The good part, however, is that Mobiwol now comes with its own Data Usage feature which allows you to check data usage for each app. To view the usage, choose Data Usage from the home screen.

mobiwol.com/faqs.html
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