How to use HTTP proxies on your browsers

Introduction

private proxy server is a dedicated IP that is being exclusively by only one client at a time, mainly to hide his public IP address assigned by the ISP

When it comes to proxies, there are a few different types of proxies one can look into:

  • Residential proxies
  • Datacenter proxies
Currently, we are providing datacenter proxies.
Prerequisites

In this article, we will show you how to use HTTP proxies on many types of browsers.

1. Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge:
A. Internet Explorer
  • On the Tools menu in the Internet Explorer, click Internet Options, click the Connections tab, and then click LAN Settings.

  • Under Proxy server, click to select “Use a proxy server for your LAN” check box.
  • In the Address box, type the IP address of the proxy server.
  • In the Port box, type in the port number that is used by the proxy server for client connections (by default, 36505).
  • You can click to select the “Bypass proxy server for local addresses” check box if you do not want the proxy server computer to be used when you connect to a computer on the local network (this may speed up performance).
  • Click OK to close the LAN Settings dialog box.
  • Click OK again to close the Internet Options dialog box.
  • The user and the pass will be asked when you enter the first time on the page.
B. Microsoft Edge
  • You can click the More button in the top-right corner of the window. (It looks like three dots.) -> Settings -> System -> Open your computer’s proxy settings:
  • Click the switchUse a proxy server” to turn it on.
  • Type the IP address of the proxy server and port ( default 36505 )
  • Click Save.
2. Google Chrome

Visit: chrome://settings/ -> Show advanced settings…

  • Click Open your computer’s proxy settings -> Click the switch beneath “Use a proxy server” to turn it on.
  • Type in  the IP address of the proxy server and port (default 36505)
  • Click Save.
3. Firefox
  • Select the Tools Menu
  • Select Options
  • Scroll down and choose Network Setting -> Settings
  • Under Settings you can chose “Auto-Detect Proxy setting for this network” or “Manual Proxy Configuration”
  • If choosing “Manual Proxy Configuration” Enter the IP address and port for the HTTP proxy server
  • Click Okay

That’s all! Enjoy GreenCloudVPS services!

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