MacOS proxy integration

MacOS Proxy Integration

Bright Data and macOS proxies

Proxies help safeguard your online activities and enable access to websites that might be restricted in certain locations. This guide will assist you in connecting Bright Data’s esteemed proxy services with your macOS, ensuring your internet browsing is secure and swift.

How to integrate proxies with macOS

MacOS proxy integration first step

Navigate to System Preferences:

Click the Apple icon in your screen’s top-left corner and select “System Preferences”.

Macos proxies step 2

Access Wi-Fi Settings:

Click on “Wi-Fi” in the sidebar, then click the “Details” button beside your connected network.

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Enter Proxy Settings:

Navigate to the “Proxies” tab and select a protocol to configure.

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Enable Web Proxy:

Switch on the “Web proxy (HTTP)” toggle to enable it.

*The above will work only for HTTP sites and not for both HTTP and HTTPS so when setting up the proxy you sould choose both HTTP and HTTPS and fill both with the same credentials.

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Input Server Details:

  1. In the “Server” field, type
  2. In the “Port” field, type 22225.
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Enable Password:

Check the “Proxy server requires password” box and input your username and password in the provided fields.

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Save and Begin:

Click “OK” to save the configurations.Voila! Your proxy is now active.

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You can find your proxy credentials in the “Access Parameters” tab under your preferred proxy zone within your Bright Data account.

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