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About NetGuard - no-root firewall

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:

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is NetGuard?

NetGuard is a firewall application that allows users to block access to the internet without the need for root access.

What are the benefits of blocking access to the internet with NetGuard?

Blocking access to the internet with NetGuard can help reduce data usage, save battery power, and increase privacy.

How does NetGuard work?

NetGuard allows users to individually allow or deny access to Wi-Fi and/or mobile connections for specific applications and addresses.

What features does NetGuard have?

NetGuard is simple to use, does not require root access, is 100% open source, does not call home or track user data, has no advertisements, and is actively developed and supported. It supports Android 5.1 and later, IPv4/IPv6 TCP/UDP, tethering, and offers optional features such as allowing/blocking system applications and notifying when an application accesses the internet.

Are there any additional features available in the PRO version of NetGuard?

Yes, the PRO version of NetGuard offers features such as logging outgoing traffic, searching and filtering access attempts, exporting PCAP files, allowing/blocking individual addresses per application, receiving new application notifications, configuring NetGuard from notifications, displaying a network speed graph in a status bar notification, and selecting from additional light and dark themes.

How can I get help or support for NetGuard?

If you have any questions or problems, you can send an email to [email protected]

Can I help translate NetGuard into my language?

Yes, if you would like to help translate NetGuard into your language, you can do so at

Can I participate in the NetGuard test program to test new features?

Yes, if you would like to test new features, you can participate in the test program at

Where can I find the required permissions for NetGuard?

All required permissions for NetGuard are described here:

Where can I find the source code for NetGuard?

The source code for NetGuard is available here:
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