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Setup Tutorials

How to set up proxy on Chrome for Windows

In this tutorial we will show you how to set up Proxy on Chrome for Windows but first let’s see what are our requirements.

Requirements

In order to set up the Proxy on Chrome for Windows you will need:

  1. A CactusVPN account. If you don’t have one you can try our services for free.
  2. Your Proxy username, password and Proxy server address. You can find them in your account on our website, by going to your service details.

Recommendations

Go step-by-step through following instructions:

  1. In the Chrome browser, press the “Customize and control Google Chrome” button (1), and choose “Settings” (2).

    Chrome Proxy Setup: Step 1

  2. Scroll down to “Advanced” (3) and click on it.

    Chrome Proxy Setup: Step 2

  3. Scroll down to the “System” title and click on “Open proxy settings” (4).

    Chrome Proxy Setup: Step 3

  4. Go to “Connections” tab (5) and click on the “LAN settings” button (6).

    Chrome Proxy Setup: Step 4

  5. In the “Local Area Network (LAN) Settings” window, check the “Use a proxy server for your LAN” (7) checkbox.

    In the same window enter the IP address (8) of the proxy server and the port number (9) you want to use. You will find the available servers and supported ports in the service details in your account on our website.

    Click on “Advanced” (10).

    Chrome Proxy Setup: Step 5

  6. Check the “Use the same proxy server for all protocols” checkbox (11) then Click “OK” (12) and then “OK” again.

    Chrome Proxy Setup: Step 6

  7. The first time you’ll try to visit a website, a window will appear asking for an username and a password (13). Type your VPN username and password. Make sure you use your VPN username and password and NOT the website account credentials (What is the difference?).Click on “Sign in” (14).

    Chrome Proxy Setup: Step 7

That’s all. Now you can browse safely and anonymous.

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