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How To Use Proxies With Volafile

Volafile is a file sharing service that provides users with a free, limited-time online storage and the ability to share files with other users. Here's a guide on how to install a proxy server for it!

Carl Gamutan

by Carl Gamutan

Publishing Date: March 10, 2022

Volafile is a file sharing service that provides users with a free, limited-time online storage and the ability to share files with other users. Volatile users can create or join chat rooms, referred to as “rooms”, where users inside it are able to upload and download files. It’s user friendly and has removed the various hassles that are associated with other file sharing services. For example, you don’t have to wait for countdowns before you download a file and there are no unfair restrictions placed on uploading or downloading files.

When you share files in Volafile, you have the option to do it anonymously. The problem is that, although you will be anonymous to other users, Volafile moderators will still be able to see your IP address and location. The only way to remain completely anonymous while sharing files is through the use of a proxy for Volafile!

Proxies act as a gateway between your device and the internet. Any website you visit can only see the IP address of the proxy server and will not be able to see your own IP address and location. With the help of the best Volafile proxies, which are either residential proxies or datacenter proxies, you can share any files anonymously without the fear of your own IP address being discovered. Residential proxies are best when you want complete security and total anonymity. Datacenter proxies are for when you want faster speeds to upload and download files as quickly as possible.

There are also many other uses for proxies that are similar to a vpn. It will help you avoid users with malicious intentions and remain protected when browsing Volafile. If your IP has been banned by Volafile, you can use proxies to bypass that ban and still access it. You can also unblock Volafile with a proxy if your region or network has banned it from their servers.

Let’s set up a Volafile proxy server.

How To Use Proxies With Volafile

For Windows:

To set up proxies in Windows, simply search for “Proxy Settings” in your windows search bar and open the search result.


You are then given two options to choose from: Automatic proxy setup or Manual proxy setup. If you want windows to automatically detect your proxy settings, choose the first option. Choose the second option if you want to utilize a specific ip address and port number.

If you chose the first option, then:

  1. Turn on Automatically detect Settings
  2. Turn on Use setup script
  3. Enter the script address
  4. Click Save


If you chose the second option, then:

  1. Turn on Use a proxy server
  2. Input both server address and port number
  3. If you have any addresses you would like to visit without a proxy, enter them here
  4. Turn on Don’t use the proxy server for local addresses check box if you want to access a local server without a proxy
  5. Click Save


For Mac.

To start configuring your proxy settings in MacOS, simply:

Step 1. Click on the Apple Icon.


Step 2. On the drop down menu, click on “System Preferences”.


Step 3. Click on “Network”


Step 4. Click on “Advanced”


Note: Make sure to connect to your wi-fi first.

Step 5. Click on “Proxies”


This should then redirect you to MacOS proxy settings. MacOS is more straightforward compared to windows. You only have one option which is to manually configure your proxy server.

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Select which proxy IP protocol you want to configure. This depends on which protocols your proxy service provider offers.
  2. Turn on Secure Web Proxy
  3. Input the Proxy Server Address and Port Number
  4. Click OK to save the configurations

Note: You may be prompted for your Mac user password to save your settings.


For Mobile:

To configure Volafile proxy settings in mobile, simply configure your phone’s proxy server settings . The web browser you’re using for Volafile would automatically copy it’s settings. This is applicable for both Android and IOS. Here’s a thorough guide for Android and another one for iPhone.

Congratulations! You have now set up a proxy server for Volafile! A reminder that the first time you visit it, there will be a pop up asking for your login credentials.

Note: Make sure that the web browser you’re using for Volafile is set to automatically copy your computer’s proxy settings. Google Chrome automatically does this, so it’s recommended to use it.