How to Open Proxy Settings in Windows 10

Learn how to open proxy settings in Windows 10 and create a shortcut for it in this post. Let’s get started.

Method #1Open Settings. Hit “Network & Internet.” Click on “Proxy” on the left sidebar.

Method #2 – Open the Start menu. Type proxy. Hit “Change proxy settings” in the search results.

Method #3 – In Run, type in ms-settings:network-proxy and then press Enter.

You can also use the above command in these programs: Task Manager (Hit File > Run new task option to use the command), address toolbar, and address bar of File Explorer.

Let’s look at an alternate command and the programs for using it.

You can launch proxy settings using the start ms-settings:network-proxy command in the Command Prompt or PowerShell.

How to Create a Proxy Settings Shortcut in Windows 10

To create a proxy settings shortcut on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer, follow the steps below.

Right-click on the desktop or File Explorer blank area. 

Select “New” from the context menu, then “Shortcut.”

In the “Create Shortcut” pop-up, type ms-settings:network-proxy. Click “Next”. 

Provide a name for the shortcut if you don’t like the suggested one. Click “Finish.”

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