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Do you offer a SOCKS5 proxy?

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Although quite different from a VPN, we provide a SOCKS5 Proxy with all accounts in the event users requires this feature. 

Our SOCKS5 Proxy is available at:  proxy-nl.privateinternetaccess.com port 1080 

Please Note: 

 You will require a different username and password to use the SOCKS5 proxy. These usernames and passwords are generated from the Client Control Panel. 

  1. Log in to the Client Control Panel

  2.  Click the Downloads Tab.

  3. Locate the SOCKS Section and click "Generate/Re-Generate"

  4. You must use this username and password to login to our SOCKS5. 

 Beginning with v1.4.0, the desktop application now supports using a SOCKS5 proxy to connect to the VPN server.  For more information about this new feature please review the following article here