How to set up SOCKS5 in Proxifier

Learn how to use your SOCKSv5 proxies with Proxifier

How to set up SOCKS5 in Proxifier

In order to set un SOCKS5 proxies in Proxifier, you first need to get the address of the proxy you want to use from your account. To do so, click on the Dedicated or Shared in the SCOCKS5 section (depending on which type of SOCKS5 proxies you purchased.

Get the IP and Port of the proxy you want to use. You'll also need the authentication credentials dispayed on the right sidebar.

To set up proxies in Proxifier head over to Proxifier and download the app for Windows or MAC.

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Once the app is installed and running, you'll see the screen below.

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Click on Proxies in the upper left corner.

Step 1 on how to set un SOCKS5 proxies in Proxifier

A settings window will pop up where you'll be adding your proxies.

Step 2 on how to set un SOCKS5 proxies in Proxifier

Click on Add…

Step 3 on how to set un SOCKS5 proxies in Proxifier

Fill in your proxy Address (IP) and Port and check the radio button for the SOCKS Version 5. Enable the Authentication and fill in the Username and Password from your account. Once you're done, click OK.

Step 4 on how to set un SOCKS5 proxies in Proxifier

If you'll be using the same proxy again, you can save the profile for future use by clicking on Untitled. A drop-down menu will unfold where you can choose Save Profile As…

Step 5 on how to set un SOCKS5 proxies in Proxifier

Fill in the desired name and click OK. You can now use the same proxy server each time you open the app without having to repeat the process. You can save multiple profiles if you have more proxy servers and easily switch between them as needed.

Step 6 on how to set un SOCKS5 proxies in Proxifier

When you click on a profile, the proxy server will run automatically without further action from your part required. The proxy will stop running when you close the app.

To see if your browsers are running through the proxy server, go to InfoIP and see if the IP matches your proxy address.

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