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Proxy FAQ

Proxy not working

  • Check if Octo Browser works with direct connection (no proxy). If the direct connection does not work, then make sure that the Internet connection is active
  • Check if you have chosen the correct proxy protocol (http / socks / ssh).
  • If you are using a VPN, try disabling it (using a VPN affects responsiveness). If you are not using it, try turning on the VPN and checking (maybe your ISP has blocked access to the verification service).
  • Make sure that your proxies are paid and active, login and password are correct. Check their performance in another application or through a proxy checker.
  • Make sure that your proxies do not have specific restrictions (binding by ip, limited access to some services (for example, a proxy only for facebook), remote DNS prohibition (lack of support for DNS queries through a proxy).
  • Make sure you are not using a local proxy (in forward mode). For example, 127.0.0.1:port, when the client application is closed to connect to this proxy.

The (geo) flag of the installed proxy for the profile is different from the geo proxy I bought. When checking through services, it shows another geo (flag).

  • There may be differences in our geobase and the base of the service you are checking (in this case, you must manually set the desired languages ​​and timezone in the profile). Octo Browser uses the most compatible base with Google.
  • Browser tab in Russian - the browser interface is displayed for convenience, using the system language. Only you can see it.

What checkers should be used to check substitutions?

We recommend using only proven checkers: