How to Set Up a Proxy in Windows 10

Posted on October 17, 2021

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Learn how to use a proxy server in windows 10 with simple steps.

By default Windows 10 is set to automatically disable manual proxy settings.
When using manual setup for a proxy server all the programs on your computer will start using the proxy until you disable it again.

To set a proxy using manual windows 10 settings, follow these steps:

Open the Windows 10 menu pressing the windows button and clic on settings.

windows 10 menu

Click on Network and Internet.

windows 10 network & internet

Click on Proxy from the left menu.

windows 10 proxy settings

Scroll down until find Manual Proxy Setup section.

windows 10 manual proxy setup

Set the Use a Proxy Server switch to On.

windows 10 use proxy server

Fill the Address and Port fields with your proxy server.

windows 10 proxy ip and port

Click on Save button and it's done!.

windows 10 save button

To disable the proxy, follow the same steps; but at Step 5, set the Use a Proxy Server switch to Off.

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