How to Use a Proxy in SwitchyOmega

Published on 2023-02-05

In this beginner's guide, we'll walk you through the steps in order to successfully set up a proxy in SwitchyOmega which is one of the most popular browser extensions for Google Chrome.


Step 1: Install SwitchyOmega

Install SwitchyOmega in your Chrome browser. You can find it in the Chrome Web Store by searching for "SwitchyOmega". Once you've installed the extension, you'll see a new icon in your Chrome toolbar.


Step 2: Configure a Proxy Server

To use a proxy in SwitchyOmega, you'll need to configure a proxy server. You can use a free or paid proxy server, depending on your needs. There are many proxy servers available online, so do your research to find one that fits your needs. Our proxies work great with SwitchyOmega!


Step 3: Create a New Profile

Now that you have the necessary information, you can create a new profile in SwitchyOmega. To do this, click on the SwitchyOmega icon in your Chrome toolbar and select "Options". In the Options menu, click on "New Profile" to create a new profile.


Step 4: Configure Proxy Settings

Once you've created a new profile, you can now start configuring your proxy settings. In the Profile section, select "Proxy Profile" and enter the IP address and port number of your proxy server. You can also choose the proxy protocol, such as HTTP or SOCKS.


Step 5: Save Profile and Activate

After configuring your proxy settings, click on "Save" to save your new profile. You can then activate the profile by clicking on the SwitchyOmega icon in your Chrome toolbar and selecting your new profile from the dropdown menu.

Congratulations! You have now set up a proxy in SwitchyOmega. You can now browse the internet with the added privacy and access content that may be restricted in your area.


Final Thoughts

Using a proxy in SwitchyOmega is a simple and effective way to protect your privacy and access restricted content. By following these steps, you can now use a proxy in SwitchyOmega with confidence.