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Setup Tutorials

How to Set Up SOCKS5 Proxy on Telegram for iOS

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

Requirements

In order to set up the Proxy on Telegram for iOS 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 Settings.

Go step-by-step through following instructions:

  1. Open Telegram.

  2. Tap on Settings (1) and tap on Data and Storage (2).

    How to Set Up SOCKS5 Proxy on Telegram for iOS: Step 1
  3. Scroll down and tap on Use Proxy (3).

    How to Set Up SOCKS5 Proxy on Telegram for iOS: Step 2

  4. Tap on + Add Proxy (4).

    How to Set Up SOCKS5 Proxy on Telegram for iOS: Step 3

  5. Select SOCKS5 for Type (5).

    In the Server field (6) type the IP address of the proxy server you want to use and in the Port field (7) type 1080.

    You can find IP addresses of all our servers in your account on our website, by going to Settings.

    Type your VPN / Proxy username and password (8).

    You can find your VPN username and password in your account on our website, by going to Settings -> VPN Username & Password. Make sure you use your VPN username and password and NOT the website account credentials (What is the difference?).

    How to Set Up SOCKS5 Proxy on Telegram for iOS: Step 4

  6. Make sure you enable options Use proxy (10) and Use for calls (11).

    How to Set Up SOCKS5 Proxy on Telegram for iOS: Step 5

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