How do I change proxy settings for skype?

Written by sharon harp
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The Internet communications program Skype allows you to talk to other people using both voice and video. A proxy server is useful for filtering Internet content and for protecting the privacy of your computer's IP address. If you need to use Skype with a proxy server, you can change Skype's proxy settings through the application's Settings window.

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  1. 1

    Open Skype and log into your account. Click the "Tools" button.

  2. 2

    Click "Settings." Click the "Advanced" button, then click "Connection."

  3. 3

    Change the proxy IP address, port, username and password as needed, then click "Save."

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