- You should clear the history of visits and delete cookies before setting the proxy up. Go to the browser settings by pressing the triple dot icon in the upper right corner.
- Go to the “History” field and click on the “History” field once again.
- After this, press on the “Clear browsing data” button.
- A new window appears. In “Advanced” you should choose “Time range” to “All time” and tick all the checkboxes. After this press the “CLEAR DATA” button.
- Go to the settings of the browser once again by pressing the triple-dot icon.
- To make the search for the “Proxy” option easier just type the “Proxy” into the search field. Open the found “Open your computer’s proxy settings”
- In the newly opened window put a tick for “Manual proxy setup” -> “Use a proxy server”
- Fill the fields with the purchased proxy server data. The IP address and port. We will take one from our proxy servers. And then press the “Save” button.
- Search anything in Google Chrome and the authorization window will appear if you haven’t purchased the proxy with IP authentication. If you have purchased proxy with login and password authentication, then enter your username and password.
The configuration is done correctly. The browser will start using the proxy since this moment.
Sometimes proxies in Google Chrome for certain reasons (heavy load or its remoteness) can slow down the connection speed somehow, which greatly slows down the functioning of various network resources. In such cases, you should resort to temporarily disabling the proxy server.
Learn more about how to increase the speed of your Internet connection with the use of a proxy.
Guide for disabling proxies in Google Chrome
- Before disabling a proxy in Google Chrome, we recommend clearing your browsing history. To do this, find the settings in the upper right corner, then the “History” tab, - “Clear browsing data” - “Clear data”:
- After that, go to “Settings” - “Advanced” and “Open your computer’s proxy settings”:
- In the opened “Internet Properties” window select the “Connections” tab and press the “LAN settings” button:
- In the opened “Local Area Network (LAN) Settings” window take off the “Use a proxy server for your LAN” and “Bypass proxy server for local addresses” checkboxes. Press the “OK” button after this:
Disabling proxies in Google Chrome is only required if it is strongly necessary because its presence helps to preserve user anonymity and security on the Internet.
Using a Windows operating system? Take a look at how to configure proxies on Windows 8.1.