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Old Sep 28, 2007, 04:00 AM   #1
joshysquashy
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Adding proxy settings to iPhone?

Hi,

The Uni I go to has wifi throughout the campus, but only if you choose their pac file for proxies (http://www.brighton.ac.uk/proxy.pac) or type in the proxy server (proxy.brighton.ac.uk).

Is there any option to select this on the iPhone? I can do it on a mac on sys prefs.

Otherwise no wifi for me!

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Old Feb 29, 2008, 08:12 PM   #2
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Hey guys, I'm in the exact same situation as joshysquashy... Can anybody shed some light on this matter? It sucks not to be able to be online at the uni.

Thanks!
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Old Apr 16, 2008, 10:36 PM   #3
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Hey guys,

Any luck in getting the proxy setting in iphone.

Please help me too in adding the proxy settings.
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Old Apr 18, 2008, 07:45 AM   #4
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do some searching? geez guys. i found this in less than a minute.

http://etler.livejournal.com/18726.html

only for if you are REALLY BRAVE

(ill keep looking for a better alternative)
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Old Apr 18, 2008, 07:57 AM   #5
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In Wifi settings if you press the blue right arrow, you can setup the proxy there for each specific connection.
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Old Apr 18, 2008, 08:00 AM   #6
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using automatic proxy files? (pac files)

(i havent got my iphone yet)
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Old Apr 18, 2008, 08:02 AM   #7
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No idea about using PAC files, as the school's i go in, only have a proxy setup, so i just stick that into each connection.
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Old Apr 19, 2008, 01:25 AM   #8
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Hi Guys,

Finally i was able to give my proxy settings properly and able to access net


(I have iphone with version 1.1.4 and using ziphone i have unlocked for other SIM)

First i have connected to the WiFi SSID, since I got the IP address Dynamically from the AP.

Then i selected the Auto in the HTTP Proxy settings and mentioned my .pac file.

Make sure you go to the settings > general > and reset only the network settings, before doing the above steps.
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