NVIS App for Android (beta)

You can now connect to the Invisible Internet via the NVIS app from any Android phone without rooting.

Step 1: Make sure your phone settings allow APK installation from an “Unknown Source”. If you don’t know how to do that, read instructions here.

Step 2: From your Android phone’s browser, download and install the app using Google Drive from here. It will show “Package Installer”. Select it.  Android  will show:

If needed, press NEXT, then press INSTALL

Step 3: After installing, press OPEN, or from your mobile desktop, click on the NVIS app icon:

You will now see a screen with a broken chain link. Before continuing, you have to get some information.

Step 4: In your Browser (preferably on your laptop), enter URL http://tlc-portal.ddns.net:3000 . The TSN Portal page will be displayed.

You must do the following:

a) Enter (or paste) your ETH wallet address. NOTE: if you already have SafeConnect running on your laptop, it’s better to use a different wallet. If you use the SAME wallet address,  turn SafeConnect OFF on your laptop.*** Wallet can be empty. This is for identification, NOT used for any type of payment.

Press the DOWNLOAD button.

b) Now OPEN the configuration file it generated. You will see values for:


You will need these values for your smartphone! Especially note the IP.

Step 5: Go back to your smartphone NVIS App running on your smartphone.

All you have to do is:
1. Push + to add a setting
2. Enter a name, like: nvis1
3. Select version v2
4. Enter the IP address (per the TSN Portal assignment).
Do not change any other defaults.
Press Save. A dialog will show “Add succeeded!”. Press OK. Now connect by pushing the chain link icon.

The chain link will show it is connected.

You can now go back to your mobile desktop, launch the phone’s browser and go to any of the “invisible” web sites like

You should connect to the invisible chat at . When you sign up or log in, you will see:


Getting Started on the NVIS Network

9. Afterward, just select On or Off from the SafeConnect menu on your Tray:


If On, it will use the TSN nameserver. If Off, it goes back to your ISP’s nameserver.

MacOSX Instructions

1. Wallet:  Have your Ethereum wallet address ready.
2.  Download safeconnect-osx.tgz here from your browser.
3.  Open a bash shell. Extract via “tar zxvf safeconnect-osx.tgz”
4.  Run “sudo ./safeconnect” and when prompted, enter your wallet address
5.  Start** via “sudo ./safeconnect on
6. If you want to stop, enter “sudo ./safeconnect off
** NOTE: If TUNTAP driver is not installed, it is extracted with the safeconnect.
Run sudo pkg install tuntap_20150118.pkg
sudo exec 5<> /dev/tun0

Linux Instructions

1. Wallet:  Have your Ethereum wallet address ready.
2.  Download safeconnect-linux.tgz here from your browser.
3.  Open a bash shell. Extract via “tar zxvf safeconnect-linux.tgz”
4.  Run “sudo ./safeconnect” and when prompted, enter your wallet address
5.  Start ** via “sudo ./safeconnect on
6. If you want to stop, enter “sudo ./safeconnect off
** NOTE: if you do not already have TUNTAP installed, install as:
sudo apt-get install  uml-utilities
sudo tunctl -t tun0

Minimal Viable Proof: Available Services

Once securely connected, the following services can be accessed using the trusted interface via the private address.

Video Test

After connecting to TSN, there is a video test at tlc-tokyo:



Our private Ethereum blockchain uses static-nodes. json to define peers. The enode table is:


Geth or other clients should use the bootnode


To get to the geth-cli on a supernode, issue:

sudo geth-attach


Android / iPhone Wallet


NOTE: By default, wallets are setup to use Mainnet.

NVIS Tokens on Mainnet


Contract: 0x035cf462b4dd1c72db85be38f6158761a0401383

Scan the QR code with your BlockWallet to add tokens

Ethereum Mining Pool

Ethereum Block Explorer

As noted above, SSH and PING to any of the listed nodes can be done.