What are we talking about? Android tries to send the packages over ‘http://clients3.google.com’ and if the answer is successfully you get an HTTP Response-Code 204 (the answer is correct but it doesn’t contain any data). Basically the IP and a timestamp will be transmitted. Some of the domains used by Google to check for internet connection for Android. http://clients1.google.com/ http://clients3.google.com http://connectivitycheck.gstatic.com http://connectivitycheck.android.com and other domains used for this purpose by Google.
Update: Jan 2020. RTV has been abandoned. TUIR is the new fork and being updated. These instructions still stand as UI and functionality is still the same. https://gitlab.com/ajak/tuir Introduction This guide will help you use Reddit from the tor anonymity network in your terminal. To access Reddit we will use python based Reddit client called ‘rtv’ (Reddit terminal viewer) which we will run under a program called TorSocks. TorSocks is a torifying wrapper that is primarily used to redirect all the network traffic of individual SOCKS-friendly applications through the Tor network.