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How to set up datacenter proxies on SwitchyOmega?

1.Download and install SwitchyOmega browser extension.

  • For Google Chrome.
  • For Mozilla Firefox.

2. Open the SwitchyOmega Options tab

  • Open SwitchyOmega by clicking on the icon on the top right corner of your browser.
  • Select Options.
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3. Set up a new profile

  • Click on the New Profile option on the left side of your screen.



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  • Input the name of your profile.

  • Select Proxy Profile (if it hasn’t been done so by default).
  • Click ''Create''.



4. Input your proxy settings

  • On the right side, you can now add the domain and port of your proxy
  • Select the protocol necessary (HTTP/S)

Find shared datacenter proxies endpoints (alo knows as: IP addresses/domain/URL) and ports here.



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  • In your proxy profile screen, click the lock button to the right of the “Port” field.
  • A new pop-up will appear.
  • Input your USERNAME:PASSWORD.
  • Click “Save changes”



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  • On the left hand side of the screen, there’s a green button that says “Apply changes”.

    

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5. Turn on SwitchyOmega

  • Turn on SwitchyOmega.

  • Once you’ve got your profile going, go out of the main SwitchyOmega screen. It’s recommended that you don’t close the tab for now.

  • Once you’re there, click on the SwitchyOmega icon as outlined in the second step.

Note that if the SwitchyOmega profile isn’t visible, it is likely you haven’t clicked “Apply changes”.



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Updated 10 Feb 2022
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