DroidWall - Android Firewall

DroidWall - Android Firewall


☆ ATTENTION: ROOT REQUIRED!!! If you don't know what root is, please search for "Android root" in the Internet.

Front-end application for the powerful iptables Linux firewall.
Allows you to restrict which apps can access the network.

This is the perfect solution if you don't have an unlimited data plan, or just wants to see your battery lasting longer.

For advanced users, it also allows you to manually define custom iptables rules.

Please remember to disable the firewall before uninstalling, otherwise you will need to reboot your device to turn it off.

Recent changes:
1.5.5:
☆ Added application icons to the list.
☆ New applications are shown on the top of the list.
☆ Enabled hardware acceleration on Android >= 3.0.

1.5.4:
☆ Fixed OK button not showing in the Custom Script dialog on some devices. Pressing "back" also asks to apply on that screen now.
☆ Added support for a custom shutdown script, which can be used to define cleanup rules when the firewall is disabled.
☆ Avoid reloading the apps list all the time.
☆ Various bug fixes and enhancements.
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Free
88
4.4
User ratings
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Installs
1,000,000+
Concerns
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File size
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About DroidWall - Android Firewall
☆ ATTENTION: ROOT REQUIRED!!! If you don't know what root is, please search for "Android root" in the Internet.

Front-end application for the powerful iptables Linux firewall.
Allows you to restrict which apps can access the network.

This is the perfect solution if you don't have an unlimited data plan, or just wants to see your battery lasting longer.

For advanced users, it also allows you to manually define custom iptables rules.

Please remember to disable the firewall before uninstalling, otherwise you will need to reboot your device to turn it off.

Recent changes:
1.5.5:
☆ Added application icons to the list.
☆ New applications are shown on the top of the list.
☆ Enabled hardware acceleration on Android >= 3.0.

1.5.4:
☆ Fixed OK button not showing in the Custom Script dialog on some devices. Pressing "back" also asks to apply on that screen now.
☆ Added support for a custom shutdown script, which can be used to define cleanup rules when the firewall is disabled.
☆ Avoid reloading the apps list all the time.
☆ Various bug fixes and enhancements.

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User reviews of DroidWall - Android Firewall
Een firewall. Ook voor Android nodig als je klein beetje security-minded bent.
May 5, 2012
Very nice addition revoke network traffic (requires lib/modules/netfilter on /system)
Mar 12, 2012
To use, 1. I rooted phone with http://www.droidforums.net/forum/android-forum/156103-nerdslogic-resource-thread-multiple-phones.html Note that the -widget- button did not work until AFTER I had enabled the firewall from the Application button -> settings -> Enable. Now the widget enables and disables the firewall... very confusing, just glad to have it working finally.
Dec 11, 2011
Droidwall is a decent firewall and gets the job done. Much the same as the rest of the firewalls available but lets you control the on/off state of the firewall. It doesn't provide information on what apps are trying to access the network (either via Wifi or 3/4G); which makes troubleshooting access a headache. Another huge problem is the lack of logging and traffic sent by app and connection. It's cool that it's free but maybe they'll release a better paid version that incorporates basic necessary firewall tools.
Nov 9, 2011
Absolute lifesaver.
Sep 19, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Sunday 2:37 PM
Not working The application is not working on my lenovo a1000 for some reasons
A Google User
4 days ago
Helpful It's a nice app, it's save my mobile data along with mobile charge
A Google User
4 days ago
Ok Om
A Google User
4 days ago
awesome
A Google User
4 days ago
Now permanently broken Recent update of Google Play Services has bypassed iptables and other firewalls based on it like this one.