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How to manually add trackers to utorrent

Updated July 20, 2017

Torrent trackers are servers that your torrent program uses to get the peer information for the torrent you are downloading. The torrent tracker is responsible for initially connecting you with all of the peers connected with that tracker. While the torrent file you download will include at least one tracker address, you may wish to add more trackers for your file. Fortunately, you can use UTorrent to manually add multiple trackers for the torrent.

Open UTorrent and click "Downloading" on the left pane.

Right-click an active torrent from the list on the right pane.

Select "Properties" from the right-click menu. This loads the properties and options for the currently selected torrent file.

Click the "General" tab. The tracker information is at the top of this dialogue box. Click in the "Trackers" box, then type or paste the new tracker address. Separate each address with an empty line.

Press the "OK" button to save the changes.

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Mike Benson has been a freelance writer since 2000. He has authored tech guides on eHow as well as product and game reviews on a number of websites. Benson has focused his career in information technology and is educated in COMPTIA A+, electronics, A, B, C networking, search engine evaluation and programming. Benson has a certification of computer fundamentals and literacy.