Https for iDevices

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  1. Rico

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    An App for HTTPS?

    What does this App do?

    (I don't understand after reading its description)
     
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    without the 's' eavesdropping is possible, they had the 's' to http to prevent or secure, from 3rd party. My understanding! Or globally force using https.

    I think it's similar to what 'https everywhere' does
     
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    Impossible on iOS (due to Sandboxing).

    No idea what it does do, if anything...
     
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    @XIII I emailed them & will post the reply
     
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    Oh, since the Unicorn HTTPS App mentions that it can be used in any browser (not just Safari) it cannot be a content blocker...

    Also, most of its description focusses on (un)blocking, so I still don’t think this App does what you believe it to do.

    Unfortunately their description is so lousy that we won’t know, unless someone is brave enough to install this App and check the traffic with a proxy like Charles or Proxyman.
     
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    For Safari, you could also just try: Settings app -> Safari -> Advanced -> Experimental Features -> Automatic HTTPS upgrade.
    The iVerify app also has a HTTPS upgrade through content blocker, but it also has a DNS over HTTPS feature.
     
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    Didn’t know about these features. Thank you for mentioning them!

    Seems a much better way to achieve this than a vague third-party App.
     
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    Thanks also.

    There are a few blogs I follow that are http. I was wondering if these sites would not load with auto https enabled, or what, but the one I tested still works (and still http).
     
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    @BoerenkoolMetWorst THANK YOU! Is that use either one, or both, seems, the Safari Auto up https, would then be off if using iVerify
     
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    I tried enabling both and it works without issues.
     
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