Google Chrome: How to Assign a Proxy Server that is Different from Internet Explorer’s Settings

By default, Google Chrome will use the proxy settings that Internet Explorer uses. If you wish to use a different proxy server (or disable the proxy completely) you need to append a switch to your application shortcut.

1. Go to the shortcut you use to open Google Chrome.

2. Right-click the shortcut and select Properties.

3. To use a different proxy server, go to the Target text box. Go to the end of the text, add a space and input the following:
--proxy-server="ipaddress:port"
Where ipaddress is the address of the desired proxy server and port is the desired port. For example –proxy-server=”192.168.1.5:8080″. Make sure to include the quotes.

To disable the proxy settings, go to the Target textbook. Go to the end of the text, add a space and input the following:
--no-proxy-server="

4. Click OK.

 

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  • Aivo Viikberg

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  • Deviprasad T

    Awesome!! it worked..

  • Eugene

    Fantastic – thank you so much. You have no idea how frustrating this was, now I no longer have to switch proxies on and off.

  • bon plan

    I never could find this code line easily, thanks to you I won hours. and thank you very much !

  • blue

    Thanks! it really works for me. Now I am able to bypass the proxy of my office lappy..:)

  • blue

    No i am able to bypass proxy without admin rights.

  • MMIQ

    Its amazingly simple and working. saved a lot of time.

  • Neil

    What would the syntax be for using an automatic configuration script?

    It would be so much cleaner, efficient, and intuitive if they’d just put proper options into the Settings tab…