Your IP address reveals your location to websites and Internet tracking services. The websites may then use the information to deny you access to their data or services based on your location. You can use an online proxy service to change your IP address so that it originates from a different region. To change your IP address, obtain a proxy IP address from a server in a different location and enter it in your Web browser.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Go to a website that offers anonymous Web surfing services. Strong VPN, USA Proxy Server and Super VPN are examples of websites that offer IP anonymous services.
Click the "Sign up" or "Order" button and select a level of service and the country you want the IP address to originate from.
Enter the your personal and financial information in the appropriate fields on the subsequent pages, then click "Submit" or "Apply." You will receive an e-mail with the proxy settings and confirmation of the new account.
Obtain a New Proxy IP Address
Launch Internet Explorer and click "Tools."
Select "Internet Options" from the drop-down list, then click the "Connections" tab.
Click "LAN settings," then click the check box next to "Use a proxy server for your LAN." Type the proxy IP address and the port number from the proxy service into the appropriate fields. Click "OK" to save the changes.
Set Up the IP Address
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