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[APP][5.1+] NetGuard - No-root firewall

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By M66B, Recognized Developer on 25th October 2015, 02:33 PM
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NetGuard

NetGuard provides simple and advanced ways to block access to the internet - no root required.
Applications and addresses can individually be allowed or denied access to your Wi-Fi and/or mobile connection.

Blocking access to the internet can help:
  • reduce your data usage
  • save your battery
  • increase your privacy

Features:
  • Simple to use
  • No root required
  • 100% open source
  • No calling home
  • No tracking or analytics
  • Actively developed and supported
  • Android 5.1 and later supported
  • IPv4/IPv6 TCP/UDP supported
  • Tethering supported
  • Multiple device users supported
  • Optionally allow when screen on
  • Optionally block when roaming
  • Optionally block system applications
  • Optionally forward ports, also to external addresses (not available if installed from the Play store)
  • Optionally notify when an application accesses the internet
  • Optionally record network usage per application per address
  • Optionally block ads using a hosts file (not available if installed from the Play store)
  • Material design theme with light and dark theme

PRO features
  • Log all outgoing traffic; search and filter access attempts; export PCAP files to analyze traffic
  • Allow/block individual addresses per application
  • New application notifications; configure NetGuard directly from the notification
  • Display network speed graph in a status bar notification
  • Select from five additional themes in both light and dark version

There is no other no-root firewall offering all these features.

This XDA thread is for community support of the latest version of NetGuard only.

I am not active on XDA anymore, you can read here why.

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For more screenshots, see here.



XDA:DevDB Information
NetGuard, App for all devices (see above for details)

Contributors
M66B
Source Code: https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard/


Version Information
Status: Stable

Created 2015-10-25
Last Updated 2017-11-08
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NetGuard is currently in alpha testing phase.
Please report any problems you encounter.

It would be nice if someone could design an appropriate icon.
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So what exactly does this do sir? I Thx

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So what exactly does this do sir? I Thx

NetGuard can prevent applications from using the internet (=firewall).
You can allow/deny internet access for each application, even system applications.
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So what the best setting... Use the pic U posted as a reference

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So what the best setting... Use the pic U posted as a reference

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There's no "best" - this is subjective.

You have a list of apps, and you can choose whether or not to allow an app access to the Internet over WiFi or Mobile data.

Whether or not you want to let an app access the Internet is up to you.
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25th October 2015, 05:33 PM |#8  
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I have just released alpha version 0.2 with quite some things improved.

https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard/releases/tag/0.2
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I have just released beta version 0.3

https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard/releases/tag/0.3

I am using this version as production software myself now, hence why alpha changed into beta.
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Will test on rooted SIII Lollipop

Root is not needed, but please let me know about your experiences.
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