Supported OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 and higher
Compatible devices: Windows PC / Tablet
How to set up ShadowsocksR for Windows
Login to account page. Please download “Shadowsocks R for Windows” from the side menu d
“Download”. If you can not open Zip file please use unzip application such as 7z or WinRAR.
If you open the exe file by double-clicking it, you will be asked for permission to connect to the network, so please check all of your home, work and shared network and allow it.
Copy Subscription URL
From the account page, Chose your corresponding service. Create subscription URL and copy.
Once reloading the screen the URL will be displayed.
Load your servers
Open ShadowsocksR for Windows. An airplane mark is displayed in the menu bar . “Subscribe to Server” → “Subscribe Settings”. Paste the subscription URL copied to “URL” and “OK”. Select “Subscribe to server” → “Update SSR server subscribe without going through proxy”. If “Success ..” is displayed, the server is loaded normally.
Select server, switch proxy rule and mode
Select the server to connect to from “Servers” → “UCSS”.
Basically, we recommend setting “Disable bypass” for proxy rules. If you do not want to let China IP go through the SSR server, select “Bypass LAN & China”.
You can choose PAC and global mode. Basically, we recommend using Global. The mode selection turns the switch on / off.
- PAC: According to the list of blocked websites, only blocked sites are connected via the SSR server. (Blacklist system)
- Global: All communication via the SSR server.
How to set up Proxifier
Proxifier can set up finely the connection such as UDP, whether or not to go through the SSR server for each application, the port to use etc.
The difference between the regular version and the Portable version is whether or not to install on your PC. Portable version can be launched from USB memory. We can provide you a free license. Please contact the support from the client area if you need it.
Official website: Proxifier The Most Advanced Proxy Client
Proxifier is software that extends the function of Shadowsocks R for Windows. Please use with ShadowsocksR for Windows.
IP and Port settings
Open the application and click “Proxy Servers” in the upper left. Click “Add”.
Enter the IP address and port number of the SSR application. Server’s Address is 127.0.0.1, Port defaults to 1080. Protocol select SOCKS Version 5 “OK”.
Click “Check” to check connection status. If the green display screen is displayed, the connection will be successful.
Setting Connection Rules
Click “Proxification Rules”.
Click “Add …”. “Name” is optional, select “Applications” and “Shadowsocks R for Windows” from “Browse …”. Select “Direct” for “Action” and OK.
Set rules like images. Select “Proxy SOCS 5 127.0.0.1” for “Action” of “Default” and OK. With this, all communications are automatically connected to the Internet via the SSR server.
There is no switch in Proxifier. The rule is automatically adapted when the application is up.
How to set up SSTap
By using SSTap you can connect with UDP. One of the options for people using online games is SSTap.
Official website: SSTap for Gaming
Can not be used with SSR for Windows. When using SSTap please be sure to turn off SSR for Windows and use it.
Although it is famous software, support is stopped now in addition to not being open source. Please use at your own risk.
Load server infomation
Click the gear mark on the lower right. Select “SSR Subscription” → “SSR Subscription management”. Enter the subscription URL in “URL” and click “Add” on the right side. When you close the window, the server information is automatically loaded.
When reading the subscription URL manually, select gear mark → “SSR Subscription” → “Manual update SSR Subscription”.
Connection test and rule setting
Select a server from “Proxy”. Click the inazuma mark next to the right. If “UDP relay … Passed!” Is displayed, it is possible to connect normally.
“Mode” is basically “Global Wide”, when using Chinese site “Skip all China IP” is chosen.
- We keep changing server information according to the situation in China. Delete the server that is no longer usable and update the subscription information.
- If problems occur about ShadowsocksR for Windows, please contact the developer. UCSS can not solve the problem with the application.