Looking for a private mobile browser app? Tor has the answer

Looking for a private mobile browser app? Tor has the answer

The Tor Project launches Tor Browser alpha on Android

"Tor aims to make all users look the same, making it hard for you to be fingerprinted based on your browser and device information", the company said.

Now, there's a brand new listing of a Tor Android browser on the Google Play Store.

Connections Through the Tor Network - All anyone monitoring a user's network connection and browsing habits can see is that the user is accessing the Tor network or accessing sites through IPs belonging to the Tor network.

Now you can visit websites from your Android smartphone without leaving any internet footprint with the newly launched Tor Browser for Android.

The main reason behind coming up with this browser is to make it the only way to connect to Tor network.

To use Tor browser for Android, you'll have to download an additional free app called Orbot, which lets you connect to the Tor network.

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Tip: The release of Tor Browser for Android comes just days after the release of Tor Browser 8.0 for desktop operating systems.

Even if you don't use the Tor Browser to browse the web more securely or don't want to screw with an alpha release, this is an app you should keep an eye on.

You can download the alpha release of Tor Browser for Android directly from Google Play. It also helps you block access to your current location passes the traffic over the Tor network.

The Tor Browser is based on a modified Mozilla Firefox ESR web browser and includes the TorButton, TorLauncher, the NoScript and HTTPS Everywhere Firefox extensions, and the Tor proxy.

However, the Tor Android browser is now in alpha, which means it will likely feature a lot of bugs and will be missing certain features.

Similar to the existing experience on Linux, Mac, and Windows, Tor Browser of Android delivers a private Web browsing experience.

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