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NetGuard – no-root firewall 2.289 (Android 5.1+)

By Marcel Bokhorst

Category: Tools
* Disabled VPN handover for Android 11
* Small improvements
* Updated translations
NetGuard provides simple and advanced ways to block access to the internet - no root required.

Applications and addresses can individually be allowed or denied access to your Wi-Fi and/or mobile connection.

Blocking access to the internet can help:

• reduce your data usage
• save your battery
• increase your privacy


• Simple to use
• No root required
• 100% open source
• No calling home
• No tracking or analytics
• No advertisements
• Actively developed and supported
• Android 5.1 and later supported
• IPv4/IPv6 TCP/UDP supported
• Tethering supported
• Optionally allow when screen on
• Optionally block when roaming
• Optionally block system applications
• Optionally notify when an application accesses the internet
• Optionally record network usage per application per address
• Material design theme with light and dark theme

PRO features:

• Log all outgoing traffic; search and filter access attempts; export PCAP files to analyze traffic
• Allow/block individual addresses per application
• New application notifications; configure NetGuard directly from the notification
• Display network speed graph in a status bar notification
• Select from five additional themes in both light and dark version

There is no other no-root firewall offering all these features.

If you have a question or problem, you can send an e-mail to [email protected]

If you like to help people less fluent in English, you can help translate NetGuard in your language:

If you like to test new features, you can participate in the test program:

All required permissions are described here:

The source code is available here:
Package: eu.faircode.netguard
Version: 2.289 (2020100301)
Screen Density: nodpi
CPU Architecture: arm64-v8a, armeabi-v7a, x86, x86_64
Uploaded: November 19, 2020 at 5:37 pm UTC
File Size: 2.57 MB (2698022 bytes)
Minimum: Android 5.1+ (Lollipop - API 22)
Target: Android 11 (R - API 30)
MD5: 7e04b00ebd357517446eb55eeb2e0f67
Downloads: 126
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