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Onion Browser
Mike Tigas

May 25th, 2012

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

Price: $0.99

Category: Utilities

Updated: May 25, 2012

Version: 1.2.1

Size: 3.8 MB

Language: English

Seller: Michael Tigas

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad.Requires iOS 5.0 or later.

Customer Ratings

Current Version

(72 Ratings)

Onion Browser by Mike Tigas

Onion Browser Screenshots


Onion Browser is a Tor-capable web browser that lets you access the internet privately and anonymously.

Onion Browser is open-source software and relies on other projects including The Tor Project. The developer encourages users to donate to the Tor Project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation to support Tor and to the cause of online privacy rights. (See for more details on source code and how to donate to these organizations.)


#1 iPhone Utility app (4/26, 4/27)
#2 iPad Utility app (4/26, 4/27)

Featured in: TechCrunch, Boing Boing, Gizmodo, Lifehacker, Macworld, The Guardian (UK), Cult of Mac, MSNBC GadgetBox,

A Mobile Browser For The Truly Paranoid - TechCrunch

Attention dissidents, free-thinkers or just people who are plain on the run: now you can take your iPad with you and not get caught. - Cult of Mac

if you're going to be your freaky online-self on your phone, at least cover your tracks. - Gizmodo



Internet access tunneled over the Tor onion router network:
- Websites do not see your real IP address.
- Your connection is encrypted before it leaves your device, providing protection against snooping by ISPs or people who share a WiFi connection with you.
- Tunnel bypasses restrictive firewalls: you can access the entire Internet from behind ISPs or corporate connections, or when inside countries that practice online censorship.
- Access websites on the "dark net" of anonymous .onion web sites, only accessible in the Tor network.

User-Agent spoofing: hides the fact that you are using an iPhone/iPad from websites you visit.

Ability to block third party cookies or all cookies.

Can change IP address and clear cookies/history/cache in one button.

Please note, web browsing through the anonymization network will be significantly slower than through a non-tunneled browser.

See for more information & privacy caveats.

CHINA/IRAN USERS NOTE: Due to online censorship techniques using deep-packet inspection (DPI), this app does NOT currently function in China or Iran.


Onion Browser is not affiliated with nor endorsed by the Tor Project. Onion Browser carries no guarantee from The Tor Project about quality, suitability or anything else.

What's New in Version 1.2.1

Minor changes:

• Allow whitelisting domains to allow browsing websites w/self-signed SSL certificates.

Customer Reviews

Essential Web Utility (5 stars)
This is an excellent app to have in the tool-box. It took a long time for any Tor-enabled browsers to start appearing in the App Store, and Onion Browser is definitely the one to get. Tor-enabled browsers are the most accessible and effective means of anonymizing one's Internet browsing available to the general public.

Keep in mind that it will be slower than other browsers because it is actually encrypting your web-traffic, but if

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