Like when using public wifi, what can I install/use on both my Android phone and Windows laptop to make it impossible (or very difficult for someone who is not an expert) from seeing what websites i visit?


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You can route your connection through a VPN. This will encrypt the connection from your device to the VPN provider, therefore making it impossible for the wifi router owner to scan your traffic. See Understanding VPNs : How VPNs can be used for anonymization? for more info.


I would recommend using a VPN (Virtual Private Network), and of course, it should be switched on immediately after connecting to the WiFi access point. A VPN would encrypt your network connection, so that even a skilled network admin would find it nearly impossible to see your traffic.

  • Unfortunately, after technical corrections, this now looks exactly like the other answer.
    – schroeder
    Dec 3, 2023 at 12:37

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