Tor Browser for Android is the only official mobile browser supported by the Tor Project, developers of the world’s strongest tool for privacy and freedom online.
Note: For this release, you also need to install Orbot, a proxy application that will connect Tor Browser for Android with the Tor network. For the upcoming Tor Browser for Android stable release, our goal is for Orbot not to be necessary to connect to Tor.
Known issue: Our Security Slider is now under ‘Security Settings,’ but because of a small issue, it’s only showing up after you restart the app. We plan on fixing it for the next release.
Tor Browser isolates each website you visit so third-party trackers and ads can’t follow you. Any cookies automatically clear when you’re done browsing.
Defend Against Surveillance
Tor Browser prevents someone watching your connection from knowing what websites you visit. All anyone monitoring your browsing habits can see is that you’re using Tor.
Tor aims to make all users look the same, making it difficult for you to be fingerprinted based on your browser and device information.
When you use Tor Browser for Android, your traffic is relayed and encrypted three times as it passes over the Tor network. The network is comprised of thousands of volunteer-run servers known as Tor relays. Watch this animation to learn more about how it works:
With Tor Browser for Android, you are free to access sites your local internet service provider may have blocked.
Tor Browser 9.5.3 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory. This release updates Firefox to 68.11.0esr, NoScript to 11.0.34, and Tor to 0.4.3.6.
Also, this release features important security updates to Firefox.
The full changelog since Tor Browser 9.5.1 is:
- Update Firefox to 68.11.0esr
- Update NoScript to 11.0.34
- Update Tor to 0.4.3.6
- Open about:config
- If the “Value” column says “true”, then either right-click and select “Toggle” such that it is now disabled or double-click on the row and it will be disabled.
The full changelog since Tor Browser 9.0.5 is:
- Update Firefox to 68.6.0esr
- Bump NoScript to 11.0.15
- Bug 33430: Disable downloadable fonts on Safest security level
Build System Windows
- Bug 33535: Patch openssl to use SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH for copyright year