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How to Use Shadowsocks on Windows
Shadowsocks is a popular proxy software that can help you bypass censorship and access blocked websites. It works by encrypting your internet traffic and routing it through a server in another country. In this article, we will show you how to use Shadowsocks on Windows with some simple steps.
Step 1: Download and Install Shadowsocks
The first thing you need to do is to download and install Shadowsocks on your Windows computer. You can find the latest release of Shadowsocks for Windows on GitHub[^1^]. Just download the zip file and extract it to a folder of your choice. Then, run the Shadowsocks.exe file to launch the program.
Step 2: Configure Shadowsocks
Next, you need to configure Shadowsocks with a server address, port, password, and encryption method. You can get these information from your Shadowsocks provider or set up your own server. To add a server, right-click on the Shadowsocks icon in the notification tray and select Servers -> Edit Servers. Then, click on Add and fill in the details. You can also add multiple servers and switch between them easily.
Step 3: Enable System Proxy
Now, you need to enable system proxy to let Shadowsocks handle your internet traffic. To do this, right-click on the Shadowsocks icon again and select Enable System Proxy. This will set your system proxy to 127.0.0.1:1080 by default. You can change this port in Servers -> Edit Servers if you want.
Step 4: Choose PAC or Global Mode
Finally, you need to choose whether you want to use PAC or global mode for Shadowsocks. PAC mode means that only the websites that are blocked by censorship will be proxied through Shadowsocks, while global mode means that all your internet traffic will be proxied. To choose a mode, right-click on the Shadowsocks icon and select PAC -> PAC Mode or Global Mode. You can also edit the PAC file or update it from GFWList (a list of blocked websites maintained by 3rd party) if you want.
Congratulations! You have successfully set up and used Shadowsocks on Windows. Now you can enjoy browsing the internet without censorship and restrictions. If you have any questions or problems, please refer to https://github.com/shadowsocks/shadowsocks-windows/wiki/Troubleshooting[^1^] for more information.How to Use Shadowsocks on Other Devices
If you want to use Shadowsocks on other devices, such as your smartphone or tablet, you need to download and install the corresponding app for your device. You can find the official Shadowsocks apps for Android, iOS, macOS, Linux, and more on GitHub. Just follow the instructions on the app to configure and use Shadowsocks.
Alternatively, you can also use third-party apps that support Shadowsocks protocol, such as Potatso Lite for iOS or Outline VPN for Android. These apps may have different features and interfaces, but they work similarly to Shadowsocks. You just need to enter your server information and enable the proxy.
How to Secure Your Shadowsocks Connection
While Shadowsocks is a powerful tool to bypass censorship and access blocked websites, it is not a perfect solution. Some governments or ISPs may try to detect and block Shadowsocks traffic by using deep packet inspection (DPI) or other methods. To prevent this, you need to take some extra steps to secure your Shadowsocks connection.
One way to do this is to use a plugin that can obfuscate your Shadowsocks traffic and make it look like normal HTTPS traffic. For example, you can use v2ray-plugin or simple-obfs plugin with your Shadowsocks server and client. To use a plugin, you need to install it on both your server and client, and configure them with the same parameters. You can find more information about how to use plugins on GitHub.
Another way to do this is to use a VPN service that supports Shadowsocks protocol, such as NordVPN or ExpressVPN. These VPN services can encrypt your Shadowsocks traffic and tunnel it through their own servers, making it harder for anyone to detect or block it. To use a VPN service with Shadowsocks, you need to sign up for an account and follow their instructions to set up the VPN connection.
How to Troubleshoot Your Shadowsocks Connection
Sometimes, you may encounter some issues or errors when using Shadowsocks. For example, you may not be able to connect to the server, or some websites may still be blocked. To troubleshoot your Shadowsocks connection, you can try the following steps:
Check your server status and configuration. Make sure your server is running and has the correct IP address, port, password, and encryption method. You can also try to ping your server or use a tool like tcping to test the connectivity.
Check your client configuration and proxy settings. Make sure your client has the same server information as your server, and that your system proxy or browser proxy is set correctly. You can also try to switch between different servers or modes (PAC or global) to see if it works.
Check your firewall and antivirus software. Some firewall or antivirus software may block or interfere with Shadowsocks traffic. You may need to add an exception for Shadowsocks.exe or disable them temporarily.
Check your network environment and ISP policies. Some networks or ISPs may have restrictions or limitations on certain ports or protocols. You may need to change your server port or use a plugin or VPN service to bypass them.
If none of these steps work, you can also visit https://github.com/shadowsocks/shadowsocks-windows/wiki/Troubleshooting for more help. aa16f39245