Library Proxy Server
Setup Instructions for

iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

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Follow these steps to configure your device to use the Library Proxy Server.
This setup will remain in effect until you cancel it.

These instructions are known to work with first, second, and third generation iPads,
iPhone, and iPod Touch. The same basic procedure may also be applicable to other
mobile devices, but the exact sequence of screens and prompts will vary.

NOTE: For a successful proxy server connection on an iPad,

Please let us know how these instructions work for you!

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Select Wi-Fi.

  3. Select the Wi-Fi Network to which you are connected.

  4. In the Wi-Fi Networks window, tap on the arrow to the right of your Wi-Fi network name.

  5. Your IP Address selection should be DHCP.

  6. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen to HTTP Proxy.

  7. Select Auto.

  8. Fill in the URL text box.
    Be sure to include "http://", and do not insert any empty spaces
    before or after the URL.


    http://proxy.lib.berkeley.edu/proxy.pac

  9. If you're using an iPad, your software keyboard is probably still visible. Tap on the bottom right key to hide the keyboard and save the proxy URL setting.

  10. Go back to the home screen and open your web browser. When you come to a UC- or UCB-licensed resource, you will be asked for your CalNet login.


To protect your privacy
When using the proxy server on a shared device, quit the web browser when your session is finished.


To turn off this setting
Follow steps 1-6 above.
Under HTTP Proxy, select Off.
This will also delete the proxy URL, which will need to be re-entered before your next proxy session.
The "Settings > General > Reset > Reset network settings" procedure has the same effect.


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