How to set a proxy on Opera for Windows

published 2021-08-18
by Amanda Williams

Note: For this tutorial we used Opera version 67.0.3575.137 for Windows 10.

To start setting up a proxy on Opera, open the browser and head to the Settings.

Opera browser

Select Advanced option in the Settings menu.

Opera browser Settings menu

Now select Browser from the list of the Advanced settings. Scroll down till you see System settings at the bottom. Head to Open your computer’s proxy settings.

Advanced settings of Opera browser

In your computer Proxy settings find Manual proxy setup. Proxy is usually Off by default, so you will need to turn the Use a proxy server item on.

Your computer Proxy settings

To finish the setting up of the proxy on your computer, get the credentials of the proxy from your dashboard. Here you will see 12 digits in a Host line - that is the Address. You will also find another 4 digits after the colon - that’s the Port. dashboard with all the credentials required for setting up a proxy

Now get back to your computer Proxy settings. Type or paste 12 digits of the Host from your dashboard to the Address box, and 4 last digits of the Host - to the Port box. After adding these credentials, make sure you click the Save button at the bottom of the page. Otherwise, all your settings will be lost.

Your computer Proxy settings
There is only one step left. Get back to your browser and open the website you would like to use the proxy for. You will get an authentication request. Now you will need Login and Password from your dashboard. Copy and paste or type Login into the Username box and Password - into the Password box. And make sure you sign in.

Authentication request
Now you are all set up. To check if the proxy is working fine and your actual IP address is not detected, read our article “How to make sure your proxy works”. Now you can use proxies on your computer.
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Amanda Williams
Amanda is a content marketing professional at who helps our customers to find the best proxy solutions for their business goals. 10+ years of work with privacy tools and MS degree in Computer Science make her really unique part of our team.
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