🔥 UC Browser Proxy How To Guide [2022 Updated]
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Publishing Date: June 19, 2022

How To Use Proxies With UC Browser

UC Browser is a mobile web browser that was developed by UCWeb and known for its number of features that help phones with limited memory and bandwidth. It’s the most popular mobile browser in India and Indonesia and the second most popular in China. UC Browser’s features include its small app size, low data usage, fast connection and download speed, and many more.

When using UC Browser to surf the internet, you may be at the risk of man-in-the-middle attacks and data leaks on your personal information. It’s important that you protect your online identity from people with malicious intent. To best protect yourself and your privacy, you need to use an UC Browser proxy.

An UC Browser proxy will handle all of your web traffic for you so anytime you use the internet, websites you visit will only be able to see the IP address of the proxy server and your own IP address would be hidden. Hackers and people with malicious intent can’t track your location and personal data from your IP address anymore. An UC Browser proxy will also filter out malicious web traffic and protect you from cyber attacks.

The best UC Browser proxies would be residential proxies as these types of proxies use residential IPs from actual devices making you appear as if you were a genuine user instead of someone using a proxy. If you want a faster internet connection and you don’t mind sacrificing a bit of security and reliability, then you can also use datacenter proxies.

Let’s set up a UC Browser mobile proxy server.

How To Use Proxies With UC Browser

For Android:

Step 1. Go to your phone’s settings app.

1.JPG Image Alt Text: Android’s Settings App

Step 2. Tap on “Wifi”.

2.JPG Image Alt Text: Android’s Wifi Settings

Step 3. Long-press the wi-fi network you want to use proxies with. Note: Make sure to connect to the wifi first.

3.JPG Image Alt Text: Going to Android’s Network Settings

Step 4. Tap on “Modify Network”.

4.JPG Image Alt Text: Android’s Network Settings

Step 5. Turn on “Show advanced options” and then click on “Proxy”.

5.JPG Image Alt Text: Going to Android’s Proxy Settings

This should then redirect you to your android device's proxy settings. Below is a detailed description of how to configure it.

Configuring Your Android Device’s Proxy Settings

After being redirected to your phone’s proxy settings, you are then given two options to choose from: Automatic proxy setup or Manual proxy setup.

6.JPG Image Alt Text: Android’s Proxy Settings

If you want your device to utilize specific proxy server settings, choose the first option “Manual”. Choose the second option, “Auto”, if you want your device to automatically detect your proxy settings. Note: Older android versions may not have the “Auto” option available.

If you chose Manual configuration, then:

  1. Enter your proxy hostname Note: You can enter hostnames or ip addresses here
  2. Input your proxy port number
  3. Put any websites here that you don’t want to use any proxies on.
  4. Tap “Save” if you’re finished

7.JPG Image Alt Text: Android’s Manual Proxy Configuration

If you chose Auto configuration, simply:

  1. Enter your proxy service’s .PAC url.
  2. Tap “Save

8.JPG Image Alt Text: Android’s Automatic Proxy Configuration Note: Your service provider or network administrator will give you your required .PAC file.

For iPhone:

Step 1. Go to your Iphone’s Settings app.

9.JPG Image Alt Text: iPhone’s Setting App

Step 2. Click on “Wifi

10.JPG Image Alt Text: iPhone’s Wifi Settings

Step 3. Connect to the wi-fi network you want to use a proxy with and then tap on it again.

11.JPG Image Alt Text: Going to iPhone’s Proxy Settings

Step 4. Scroll down to the bottom and you will see the “HTTP Proxy” option

12.JPG Image Alt Text: iPhone’s Proxy Settings

Configuring Your iPhone’s Proxy Settings

After being redirected to your iPhone’s proxy settings, you are then given two options to choose from: Manual proxy setup or automatic proxy setup. If you want automatic proxy detection for your proxy settings, choose the “Auto” option. Choose the “Manual” option if you want to utilize a specific ip address and port number.

If you choose the “Auto” option, your iPhone will then immediately check if a proxy is needed for your current network before automatically configuring your proxy settings. Your iPhone will not use a proxy server if it deems it to be unnecessary, but if you really want to use one then simply obtain an automatic proxy configuration script, or a .PAC file for short, and enter it in the url section as seen below.

13.JPG Image Alt Text: iPhone’s Automatic Proxy Configuration

_ Note: You can get a .PAC file from your proxy service provider or your network administrator._

If you chose the “Manual” option then:

  1. Enter the server address or an IP address
  2. Enter the port number
  3. If your proxy provider says that authentication is required for the proxy server, then turn this on
  4. Enter your authentication details

14.JPG Image Alt Text: iPhone’s Manual Proxy Configuration

Congratulations! You have now finished configuring your mobile UC Browser proxy server.