Genymotion – Proxying Android App Traffic Through Burp Suite | Cameron Cartier

Mobile App Testing is a category showing no signs of slowing down. In this video, BHIS tester Cameron Cartier walks us through linking Genymotion to Burp Suite for traffic monitoring.

Included below are the commands referenced in the video.


List devices:

Adb devices -l 

Connect to the listed device:

Adb connect <ip>:<port>

Go to shell on connected device:

Adb shell

Openssl Commands for Converting the Burp Cert

openssl x509 -inform DER -in burp.cer -out burp.pem
openssl x509 -inform PEM -subject_hash_old -in burp.pem | head -1
mv burp.pem 9a5ba575.0
adb root
adb remount
adb push 9a5ba575.0 /sdcard/
adb shell
mv /sdcard/9a5ba575.0 /system/etc/security/cacerts/
chmod 644 /system/etc/security/cacerts/9a5ba575.0

Pointing Genymotion at Burp

adb shell settings put global http_proxy localhost:<some port>
adb reverse tcp:<some port> tcp:<port burp is listening on>

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