Smartproxy Chrome Extension

The Smartproxy Chrome Extension now works with all proxy types Smartproxy has to offer.

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For a quick and easy setup on the Chrome browser, download Smartproxy Chrome Extension here.

Connecting

Once you've added the extension, follow these simple steps to start connecting via proxy:

  1. Choose a proxy type:
  1. Select a proxy location.
  2. Select the session type: Sticky vs Rotating port.
  3. Select an authentication method:
  4. Click on the slider to turn proxies on.
Residential proxy setup example

Residential proxy setup example

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To return to the proxy type selection, press Select other proxy type.

Once connected, the extension will display your chosen location, proxy type, and session type.

Settings

Clear cookies and cache

With the help of this setting, you can clear your browser's cache and cookies with a click of a button. To clear them:

  1. Open the Smartproxy extension.
  2. Click on the settings button in the top-right corner.
  3. Click on Clear cookies and cache and voilΓ !

Errors

  • Unable to connect with the credentials provided.
    This error means that you've incorrectly entered your proxy username and/or password. Please login to your dashboard account and go to the Proxy setup section. You can adjust the credentials there.
  • Unsuccessful request. Try changing the location or the session type and connect again.
    If you receive this error, try turning the proxy on using a different location/session type. If the error message persists, make sure the following details are correct:
    • Your residential or datacenter subscription is active.
    • There is no traffic limit set for your Proxy User. You can check that in Dashboard -> Proxy setup (Allocated traffic column).
    • If you are using Whitelisted IP authentication, check if the current IP of your device is whitelisted. You can check that in Dashboard -> Whitelist.
      If everything looks fine, but you still get this error, let us know via Live chat!
  • Unsuccessful request. Try changing the location or the proxy rotation type and connect again.
    If you receive this error, try turning the proxy on using a different location/rotation type. If the error message persists, try doing the steps of the error above.
  • Unsuccessful request. Please make sure to enter valid proxy username, password and IP address.
    This error means that you've incorrectly entered your proxy username, password or whitelisted IP. Please login to your dashboard account and go to the Proxy setup section. You can double-check check the credentials there.
  • Too many unsuccessful login attempts. Please try again later.
    You will see this error if you've entered your credentials incorrectly five times in a row. It's there to prevent abuse and ensure that our services are functioning as intended. The block will clear after one hour.
  • No whitelisted IP found, visit dashboard to manage IP's.
    You will see this error if you've selected whitelisted IP as the authentication method but you haven't whitelisted any IP addresses in your dashboard. To do so, go to the Proxy setup section and add your desired IP address.

Short setup introduction