A sturdy firewall for Android


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NetGuard is an open-source app to block Internet access for any app installed on your device. With it you can lower your data usage, save battery life, and of course protect your privacy.

The main window shows a comprehensive list of all the apps installed on your device. Just tap one of the apps to instantly view its upload and download rates. If you're unhappy with the values, all you have to do is block its Internet access. The app supports IPv4/IPv6 and TCP/UDP. It also supports tethering.

NetGuard is a very useful app thanks to which you can easily block Internet access for any app. In the setup options you can also activate interesting features, like getting a notification every time an app tries to connect to the Internet or applying special measures for when you're connected to a certain WiFi network.
NetGuard: Possibly the best non-root Android firewall

There are various different ways to manage the data traffic and general use your installed apps make when connecting to the Internet. Even still, in many cases you'll need to turn to root tools to manage permissions and set connection parameters. Luckily, NetGuard can run as a fully configurable firewall that doesn't require root access. Among lots of other things, it can block ads, keep certain apps from consuming more than a set amount of data, or simply keep track of app consumption and behavior when interacting with the Internet.
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Requires Android 4.0 or higher

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