How to modify my proxy parameters?


How to modify my proxy parameters?

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This wikiHow teachers you how to change the settings of a proxy network to which you’re currently connected. You can do this on the desktop version of most browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, and Safari, as well as in your iPhone or Android settings. You can usually find the information that you need to connect to your selected proxy on the proxy’s information page.

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  6. 6 Edit your proxy settings. Dependent on your operating system, this step will vary :
    • Windows – Click LAN settings, then edit the URL in the Address section and / or change the port used to connect in the Port section.
    • Mac – Select the proxy you want to edit on the left side of the page, then change the URL in the Address field, the username and / or password in the Username and Password fields, and the bypassed sites in the Bypass field.
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  6. 6 Edit your proxy’s information. Change the following fields as needed :
    • Address – Replace or edit the proxy address here.
    • Port – Change the port that the proxy uses to connect through your Firewall.
    • Exceptions – Add sites that you don’t want to use your proxy for (e.g., Facebook).
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  6. 6 Edit your proxy’s information. Change the following fields as needed :
    • Web Proxy Server – Edit or replace the proxy’s URL .
    • Username – Change the username you use to log in with the proxy (only do this if you changed the username on the proxy’s site first).
    • Password – Update the password you use to log in.
    • Bypass – Enter the addresses of any sites that you don’t want to use the proxy for.
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  3. 3 Select a network. Tap the network to which you want to connect with a proxy.
    • Skip this step if you’re already connected to the network that you want to use.
    • You may need to enter the network’s password before continuing.
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  7. 7 Edit your proxy settings. Change the following fields as needed :
    • Server – Edit or replace the address for the current proxy.
    • Port – Change the port that the proxy uses to connect through your firewall.
    • Username – Edit the username you use to connect to the proxy.
    • Password – Edit the password you use to connect to the proxy.
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  3. 3 Select a network. Tap the network to which you want to connect via proxy.
    • Skip this step if you’re already connected to the network.
    • You’ll need to enter the password for the network if it isn’t one you’ve connected to before.
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  8. 8 Change your proxy’s settings. Edit the following fields as needed :
    • Proxy hostname – Edit or replace the address of the proxy.
    • Proxy port – Change the port through which the proxy connections.
    • Bypass proxy for – Add addresses that you don’t want to use the proxy for. Addresses should be typical with commas, but no spaces, separating them.
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This article was written by Jack Lloyd. Jack Lloyd is a Technology Writer and Editor for wikiHow. He has over two years of experience writing and editing technology-related articles. He is technology enthusiasm and an English teacher. This article has been viewed 1,172,528 times.

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