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Setup Tutorials

How to set up CactusVPN Extension for Chrome

In this tutorial we will show you how to install CactusVPN extension for Chrome and how to enable our proxy servers using the extension, but first let’s see what are our requirements.

Requirements

In order to use the CactusVPN extension you will need:

  1. A CactusVPN account. If you don’t have one you can try our services for free.
  2. Your Proxy/VPN username and password to sign in to the extension. You can find them in your account on our website, by going Services.

I. Add CactusVPN extension to Chrome

  1. Go to the Chrome Web Store.

  2. Search for “cactusvpn” (1) and click on “Add to Chrome” (2).

    How to set up CactusVPN Extension for Chrome: Step 1

  3. Click on “Add extension” (3).

    How to set up CactusVPN Extension for Chrome: Step 2

II. Enable Proxy

  1. Click on the CactusVPN icon (4).

    Type your Proxy/VPN username (5) and password (6).

    You can find them in your account on our website, by going to Services. Make sure you use your VPN username and password and NOT the website account credentials (What is the difference?).

    Click on “Sign in” (7).

    How to set up CactusVPN Extension for Chrome: Step 3

  2. Click on a proxy server location (8) to enable the proxy.

    To disabled the proxy, tick the “Disable CactusVPN” checkbox (9).

    How to set up CactusVPN Extension for Chrome: Step 4

III. Settings

  1. Click on the menu icon (10) and choose “Settings” (11).

    How to set up CactusVPN Extension for Chrome: Step 5

  2. Choose the port (12) you want to use when enabling proxy.

    How to set up CactusVPN Extension for Chrome: Step 6

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