NetGuard

A simple way to block access to the internet per app (by M66B)

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M66B/NetGuard is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts

Posts where NetGuard has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-14.
  • Block ads in android without adblocker..
    Please note, that the same tool is also available on the PlayStore but due to policy, it does not support blocking ads using a hosts file
  • Google is restricting which apps can see the other installed apps on your device
    reddit.com/r/Android | 2021-04-03
    Standard AOSP doesn't have that iinm. The best way to implement it without root is to use local vpn based firewall like NetGuard.
  • Netguard and VPN together?
    reddit.com/r/degoogle | 2021-03-30
    NetGuard FAQ:
  • Mangadex will be down for 2 weeks. Or more.
    reddit.com/r/manga | 2021-03-21
    Alternatively you can use something like Netguard or Blokada to block ads system wide.
  • FairEmail: Open-source, privacy friendly email app for Android
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-08
    FYI this is by the same developer who authored the popular NetGuard (https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard) for Android.
  • My bank app has 9 trackers. Is there a way to block them?
  • Netguard Doesn't block DNS queries while using Private DNS
    reddit.com/r/privacy | 2021-03-05
    https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard/blob/master/FAQ.md#user-content-faq63
  • YSK: Reddit recently removed the opt-out setting for personalized ads. All Reddit users' activity is now being tracked for personalized advertisements.
    On android, I also use NetGuard, which creates a VPN and gives you control over what sites your apps can access.
  • Netguard + AdAway?
    Netguard can provide adblocking aswell. https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard/blob/master/ADBLOCKING.md
  • Alternative map app privacy
    reddit.com/r/privacy | 2021-02-13
    and on GitHub
  • Which Privacy App to Enable on Android?
    reddit.com/r/privacy | 2021-02-06
    https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard/blob/master/FAQ.md#user-content-faq2
  • Netguard blocks all traffic on lineage 15, 16, 17
    reddit.com/r/LineageOS | 2021-02-04
    See https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard/blob/master/FAQ.md
    reddit.com/r/LineageOS | 2021-02-04
    That NetGuard - FAQ page has a link to it's XDA forum support thread where you can find actual NetGuard users. Scroll all the way to the bottom.
  • We analyzed 450 apps and found location trackers in every one
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-02-01
    'NetGuard'[1] is also great tool to control/log network requests of apps, but uses VPN since it functions without root.

    [1]https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard

  • Is this not a little concerning????
    reddit.com/r/Onyx_Boox | 2021-01-30
    It is concerning. https://github.com/M66B/NetGuard