Changing Proxy Settings in Chrome Browser
This tutorial will teach to implement secure proxy. Today many websites are blocked in different countries by the ISP. The best case is YouTube is blocked in Pakistan for last 1 year now. Don’t worry, you can still unblock YouTube in Pakistan with speed. Now when you follow such steps these may involve changing the proxy in the Chrome web browser.
The step by step procedures is given below read carefully and apply in Chrome.
Step 1: Open Google Chrome Browser
The first step is to open the Chrome browser. Double click on desktop chrome icon. Step is also shown in the screenshot.
Step 2: Click on Settings Option
The second step is to click on the “Settings” option in Google Chrome as per below screenshot.
You’ll see below the settings pane in Google Chrome. On Top Right, you’ll see an input box. Locate the Search Settings input box.
Step 3: Choose Option “Open Proxy Settings”
From the keyboard type “proxy” in the search box. Then a button will appear in the bottom. Click on this button.
Step 4: Click LAN Settings Button on Internet Properties
An internet properties option box will appear. click on LAN Settings option.
Step 5: Local Area Network (LAN) Settings
A dialog box will open. This is called the LAN settings option. You’ll see proxy server settings here in the red highlighted area in the snapshot.
Step 6: Edit IP and Port in Proxy Server
You can add or edit IP address and Port in highlighted areas as below screenshot. You can get new proxy addresses from here. This is an online proxy checker and web proxy service. Uncheck the “Automatically Detect Settings” option.
Click OK to apply the settings and then again press OK to close Internet Properties options. You can test if changed Proxy Worked Open Google Chrome and open websites. If a proxy change in Google chrome is successful Websites will be opened, but your IP will be changed.
How To Revert Back to Direct Internet (No Proxy)
You want to revert the changes. You mean, if you want to surf without any proxy. Then follow the same procedure above. Below is the screenshot for your ease.
- Clear the IP and Port Number.
- Uncheck the Option “Use a proxy server for your LAN”.
- Only Check “Automatically Detection Setting” option.
- Press OK and Save Settings.