How to Change the Proxy on Safari

by Tara Cantore
Proxy servers let you access a site from a different IP address.

Proxy servers let you access a site from a different IP address.

Safari is a Web browser originally released by Apple for the Mac OS X operating system. The Windows edition of Safari differs from the Mac OS X edition, and uses the proxy settings specified in the "Internet Options" area of your Control Panel. Safari automatically opens this dialog window when you attempt to change your proxy configuration.

Open Safari from your "Start" menu.

Click "Edit" then select "Preferences."

Click "Advanced" and the "Change Settings" option under the "Proxy" header.

Click "LAN Settings."

Place a check in the "Use a proxy server for your LAN" checkbox.

Enter the IP address, domain name or network name of the proxy server in the "Address" field.

Enter the proxy server's port in the "Port" field.

Click "Advanced" and specify different proxy servers for SSL, FTP and SOCKS connections if you use a different proxy server for these connections.

Click "OK" until you have exited the "Internet Options" dialog window. Your proxy is now active.

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