Setup Tor on your system

Setup Tor on your system


Official website:

Tor is used to access your Umbrel services and apps from outside your local network, without exposing your device to the internet.


  1. Open the Terminal app on your Mac and install the Homebrew package manager by running:
/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL"
  1. Install Tor by running:
brew update && brew install tor


  1. Open Terminal and install Tor:
sudo apt-get install tor


  1. Download Tor Windows Expert Bundle from here.
  2. Unzip the file and extract the Tor folder inside to your system (e.g. to β€œC:\\”)
  3. Open CMD.exe as administrator, navigate to the Tor folder and run:
tor.exe –-service install


  1. Download Orbot on your phone.

  2. Open Orbot and tap the big onion icon to start the Tor proxy.

  3. It is also possible to select apps which will automatically use Tor.
    a. Tap the gear icon under Tor-Enabled apps and add apps (here Electrum).
    b. Enable VPN Mode.

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Maybe add a step 3 for macOS β€œ3. brew services start tor”


how do I know if it is running on my windows 10, everything I can find just deals with the tor browser. is that all I need? this is all that I can get it to do