How to Use Your Proxy Services with Internet Explorer

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Turning it on

  1. Click the ‘gear’ icon in IE
    click-gear-icon
  2. Open the Internet Options window
    open-internet-options
  3. Select the ‘connections’ tab
    select-connections-tab
  4. Click the ‘LAN Settings’ button
    click-LAN-settings
  5. Enter the Host/IP address and Port number that was displayed at checkout and in your welcome email. Then click “Advanced”
    enter-ip-and-port
  6. Check “Use the same proxy server for all protocols”, then click “OK”
    open-advanced-proxy-settings
  7. That’s it! When prompted by IE to enter a username/password, enter the username and password provided to you at checkout.
    windows-username-password-prompt
    To confirm it’s working, visit https://getfoxyproxy.org/geoip and ensure it says a different location and IP address than you expect.
    geoip_scrnshot

Turning it off

  1. When you want to turn off the proxy, repeat steps 1-5 again. For address and port, simply remove what you previously typed so that those fields are empty.

 

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