How To Use A Proxy In Google Chrome

Published on 2022-09-01

Our need for technology makes it more important than ever to safeguard our online security and privacy. Making use of an HTTP(S) proxy in your browser is one efficient strategy. By acting as a middleman between your computer and the internet and encrypting your data and your IP address, this kind of proxy server adds an extra degree of security.

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If you prefer Google Chrome as your browser, you'll be happy to learn that setting up and using an HTTP(S) proxy is simple. We'll walk you through the process step by step in this article.


Step 1: Open Google Chrome

First, open Google Chrome on your computer.


Step 2: Access Chrome Settings

Next, click on the three-dot icon in the top-right corner of the browser window to open the Chrome Settings menu.


Step 3: Open Advanced Settings

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the "Advanced" option to access more settings.


Step 4: Find the Network Settings

Under the "System" section, locate the "Network" settings and click on "Change proxy settings."


Step 5: Configure Your Proxy Settings

Click on the "Connections" tab, then on the "LAN settings" button, in the "Internet Properties" window that appears.

Next select "Use a proxy server for your LAN" and enter your HTTP(S) proxy's IP address and port number. If you don't already have a proxy server, you can find one by searching for "HTTP(S) proxies" online.


Step 6: Save Your Changes

Click the "OK" button to save your changes and close the "Local Area Network (LAN) Settings" window after that click "OK" once more to save your changes.


Congratulations! You have now set up an HTTP(S) proxy. While using a proxy server can help protect your online privacy and security, choosing a reputable proxy provider is very important!

One easy way to increase the security and privacy of your online activity with Chrome is by using an HTTP(S) proxy. Just follow the steps above, and you may rapidly set up and configure an HTTP(S) proxy.