This guide is for OSX machines

  1. Install Homebrew

  2. Install NGINX with homebrew: brew install nginx

  3. Open /usr/local/etc/nginx/nginx.conf with your favourite editor and add the server configuration:

    server {
        listen 80;
        # donĀ“t use *.local on mac - its reserved
        location / {
  4. Start nginx via sudo nginx

  5. Optionally: test if your config is OK by typing sudo nginx -t

  6. Go to the settings of your mobile device and enter the IP of your local machine as HTTP proxy

  7. Open (or whatever you have entered above)

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Tom Raithel


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