PKI Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - v2.20, by Dr. Herong Yang
Visiting "https" Website with Chrome on Android Phone
This section provides a tutorial example on how to visit an HTTPS Website with Chrome on Android phone.
If you are using an Android phone, you probably spend lots of time with Chrome browser visiting Websites. So let's how Chrome on Android phone works with Websites that support the HTTPS protocol.
1. Run Chrome on your Android phone and enter "facebook.com" in the address area. The Facebook home page is displayed.
2. Look at the Website address area. You will see that a lock icon is displayed next to the address.
3. Tap on the lock icon, Information about the HTTPS connection is displayed.
Connection is secure Your information (for example, passwords or credit card numbers) is private when it is sent to this site.
Lock icon in the Web address area indicates that this page is secured with the HTTPS protocol. However, Chrome does not offer any function to let you view the details of the certificate used by server. You have to trust Chrome that it will validate the server certificate and use it encrypt all data exchanged between you and the server.
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