SwitchyOmega Proxy Integration with Bright Data
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What is SwitchyOmega?
SwitchyOmega is a powerful proxy management Google Chrome extension that streamlines the process of switching between multiple proxies. With SwitchyOmega, you can easily manage and configure proxies without the need to navigate through complex settings or repeatedly modify your operating system’s proxy configurations.
Enjoy the convenience of setting up all your proxies from the Chrome browser and seamlessly switch between them with a single click. With its intuitive interface and efficient proxy switching capabilities, SwitchyOmega enhances your browsing experience and saves you time. Experience the simplicity and power of SwitchyOmega today and take control of your proxy management effortlessly.
How to setup SwtichyOmega with Bright Data proxies
- Install SwitchyOmega Extension: Install the SwitchyOmega extension from the Google Chrome Web Store by clicking here.
2. Access SwitchyOmega Options: Click on the SwitchyOmega icon in your browser toolbar and select “Options” from the drop-down menu.
3. Create a New Profile: Click on “+ New Profile” to create a new proxy profile.
4. Name Your Proxy Profile: Enter a descriptive name for your proxy profile and click on the “Create” button.
5. Configure Proxy Protocol: Under protocol, select HTTP.
6. Set Proxy Server and Port: For Bright Data proxies, set the server to zproxy.lum-superproxy.io and the port to 22225.
7. Enter Proxy Username and Password: Click on the lock icon next to the port. This will prompt you to enter your Bright Data proxy username and password.
8. Obtain Proxy Credentials from Bright Data: Go to Bright Data’s “Proxies & Scraping Infra” and select the proxy zone you’re using
9. Copy Proxy Username and Password: Look for the access parameter option and copy the Username and Password provided.
10. Paste Proxy Credentials in SwitchyOmega: Return to SwitchyOmega and paste the copied Username and Password into the corresponding fields and save the changes.
11. Apply Final Changes: Click “Apply Changes” to finalize the configuration.
12. Select Proxy and Start Browsing: To use the proxy, select it from the SwitchyOmega extension. Open your target website, such as Linkedin.com, to start utilizing the proxy.
13. Verify Proxy Usage: To confirm the use of your Bright Data proxy, refer to the Event Log section in your Proxies & Scraping Infrastructure dashboard.
About Bright Data proxies:
Residential proxies: With over 72 million real IPs from 195 countries, Bright Data’s residential proxies enable you to access any website content regardless of location, while avoiding IP bans and CAPTCHAs.
ISP proxies: With over 700,000 ISP IPs, leverage real static IPs from any city in the world, assigned by ISPs and leased to Bright Data for your exclusive use, for as long as you require.
Datacenter proxies: With over 770,000 datacenter IPs, Bright Data’s datacenter proxy network is built of multiple IP types across the world, in a shared IP pool or for individual purchase.
Mobile proxies: With over 7 million mobile IPs, Bright Data’s advanced Mobile IP Network offers the fastest and largest real-peer 3G/4G/5G IPs network in the world.
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