Guide to Setting a Proxy in Edge Browser

Concealing IP addresses, accessing geo-restricted content, and protecting devices from malicious requests are among the top priorities for numerous firms. Thankfully all of the tasks mentioned above can be completed with a proxy. As such, take a look at a quick and straightforward Microsoft Edge proxy integration guide below.

The guide will focus on Oxylabs’ Residential and Datacenter Proxies while providing a step-by-step integration tutorial. 

Note, if you’re still using Internet Explorer we highly recommend switching to Microsoft Edge as Internet Explorer 11 support has ended on June 15, 2022.

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Setting up proxies with the Edge browser

To start the integration:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.

  2. Click on the three dots in the top right corner.

3. Then, click Settings.

4. You’ll be presented with your profile and many other configuration options. Within the search bar, write “proxy”.

5. Afterwards, click on Open your computer’s proxy settings.

Step 5 will redirect you to Windows proxy settings; therefore, please follow this Windows proxy setup guide for further integration steps.

How to disable proxy settings in Microsoft Edge

The simplest way to disable proxy settings is through command-line options. You merely need to type --no-proxy-server, which will tell Microsoft Edge not to use a proxy. Do note that this command overrides any other provided proxy settings. For more information, see Microsoft’s own tips here.

Conclusion

Using Microsoft Edge is a straightforward way to reach your system settings where a more in-depth setup can be continued.

Although if any questions arise in regards to configuring our proxies for Windows or if you have any inquiries about our solutions, don’t hesitate to contact us at any time.

Please be aware that this is a third-party tool not owned or controlled by Oxylabs. Each third-party provider is responsible for its own software and services. Consequently, Oxylabs will have no liability or responsibility to you regarding those services. Please carefully review the third party's policies and practices and/or conduct due diligence before accessing or using third-party services.

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