Connections Menu

The Connections menu exposes some finer control over proxy settings and remote connection.

Act as a system proxy on startup setting

Setting Proxy Port

The Fiddler listens on port option controls which port Fiddler Everywhere uses to listen for web traffic. The default port used by Fiddler Everywhere client is 8866.

Act as a System Proxy on Startup

The Act as a system proxy on startup option whether or not Fiddler Everywhere registers as the system proxy during startup. Some browsers and many applications use the system proxy by default and are notified when it changes.

Allow Remote Computers to Connect

Fiddler Everywhere allows you to capture traffic from remote devices. This article lists the steps you need to perform to achieve this.

  1. Start Fiddler on the device that will capture the traffic.
  2. Go to Settings > Connections.
  3. Ensure that Allow remote computers to connect checkbox is checked.
  4. Click the Save Changes button to save the changes.

The Fiddler Everywhere client is now ready to capture traffic from remote devices.

Bypass Fiddler for URLs that starts with

The Bypass Fiddler for URLs that starts with: option allows you to add addresses that Fiddler Everywhere proxy will explicitly bypass. One common scenario for using this option is setting up a VPN connection alongside Fiddler Everywhere. The passed addresses could be separated by a comma, semicolon, new line, or white space. The option will set the bypass list in the related OS settings (for example, on Windows 10, that would be Proxy Settings > Proxy > Manual Proxy > Use proxy server except for addresses ...).

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