WKWebView cannot be used with a SOCKS proxy

Number:rdar://20545691 Date Originated:14-Apr-2015
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:iOS SDK Product Version:
Classification: Reproducible:
Unlike UIWebView, WKWebView cannot be used with an internal SOCKS proxy. If UIWebView is deprecated, this will prevent certain types of applications from existing: https://github.com/OnionBrowser/iOS-OnionBrowser/issues/47

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to use an internal application-specific SOCKS proxy w/ WKWebView.

Expected Results:
Network requests from web view go over SOCKS proxy.

Actual Results:
Network requests go over the network without going through SOCKS proxy.

iOS 8.3


iPhone 6



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