How to Turn an Android Device into a Web Server
Yesterday I did manage to serve my web simple application from my android phone. By following some simple steps you can do it too, it’s ridiculous easy!
Open your android device and follow the steps below.
- Install & open termux
- Execute the following commands by order
$ pkg install git
$ pkg install golang
$ export GOPATH=/data/data/com.termux/files/home/go
$ go get -u -v github.com/kataras/iris
$ cd /data/data/com.termux/files/home/go/src/github.com/kataras/iris/_examples/hello-world
$ go run main.go
3. Open your favorite browser and navigate to
For those who understand better by watching media, I produced a simple video tutorial too!
That’s all, pretty simple. Right?
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The full source code of the web app we ran is located there.
If you have any further questions please feel free to leave a comment below or open a discussion with me.