Set Up UCSS on iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod)

We recommend you that you use Shadowrocket. The difference between free and paid apps is that paid have better functionality and more stable than free apps.

NamePrice App StoreTutorial
Potatso LiteFreeDownloadYes
Quantumult X$7.99DownloadYes
Surge 4$49.99DownloadNo

How to Set Up Shadowrocket

Display Importing QR code

Log in and open the Client Area. Go to “Services” > “Manage”. Tap Shadowrocket’s “Display QR Code”. The QR code will be displayed on the screen.

When setting from an iPhone or iPad, take a screenshot of the displayed QR code.

Load your servers

Open Shadowrocket. Tap the shooting mark in the upper left. If you are using a PC, scan the displayed QR code. If you are working from an iPhone or iPad, tap the shooting mark, then tap the album mark in the upper right and select the QR code screenshot. The server information load automatically after the QR code is entered.

Switching modes

Tap “Global Routing” to select a switching mode. There are four options:

  • Proxy: All data traffic via our server
  • Config: To bypass mainland IP by the default
  • Direct: No data traffic goes through our server
  • Scene: Connection rules can be set for each Wi-Fi or cellular

Connect to UCSS server

Tap the connection button on the top right. You will be asked for permission to install a config file. Allow it. The server can be switched while connected.

If the server list is not displayed, tap the icon on the left side of the subscription name.

Update your subscription URL

Swipe right on the server group name displayed in “Home”. Tap “Update” to complete the update.

You can set auto update from “Settings” > “Subscribe” > “Update on Open”.

How to Set Up Quantumult X

Copy Quantumult X URL

Log in to the Client area. Go to “Services” > “Manage” > Copy “Quantumult X URL”

Make sure to copy “Quantumult X URL” which is ONLY for Quantumult X. Do not use “Subscription URL” because that uses a different format than the Quantumult X URL.

Load Quantumult X URL

Tap the button at the bottom right and select the link mark on the upper right. Paste the QuantumultX URL you copied into “Link profile” and select “OK” to load the server information.

Switch Mode and Server

ap and hold the button at the bottom right. You will see three modes:

Select “White (Based on Filter) mode and choose a server from “Proxy”. The toggle on the upper right is a button to turn on/off.

  • Blue mode = All Proxy: All traffic through the USCC server
  • White mode = Based on Filter: To bypass mainland IP
  • Orange mode = All Direct: No data traffic goes through our server

This adds a new “China” filter is added. You can set whether or not China IP traffic is routed through the UCSS server. “Direct” bypasses Mainland IP. “Proxy” routes all Mainland IP through the UCSS server.

Update Server Information

Tap the button at the bottom right and select the link mark on the upper right. Select “Update” to update server information.

How to Set Up Potatso Lite

Copy Subscription URL

Log in and open the Client Area. Go to “Services” > “Manage”. Click Copy” next the the “Subscription URL”.

Load server URL

Open Potatso Lite. Select “Add a Proxy” > “Subscription”. Enter the “Name” prefer, turn on “Auto Update” and paste the subscription URL which you copied. Tap “Done”. All server information is loaded.

After selecting the server, you can switch the connection on or off with the icon at the bottom right.

Switch Mode

Tap “Settings” at the bottom right. You can switch it on and off from the “Smart Routing” toggle.

When Smart Routing is turned on, only Chinese IP will be bypassed. Customers who use the service outside of China and want to route all communication through the server should turn it off.

Update your subscription URL

Tap the group name under “Manage” on the right side of “Choose Proxy” > “Subscription”. The update is completed with “Done” in the upper right. If you turn on “Auto Update”, it will be updated automatically.


  • The connection password and server information (server URL) are user-private information. In order to use it safely, please DON’T upload it to SNS (WeChat, QQ etc) and other people.
  • If problems occur with these apps, please contact the app’s developer. UCSS can not solve app problems.