Windows Phone: configure an internet proxy server

Despite 3G/4G packages that allow any smartphone to connect to the internet, a wifi connection is sometimes preferable (in terms of speed and to avoid exceeding the quota) or required to access network resources (intranet , messaging, business application). Some companies or schools require devices to be configured (PC, tablet, smartphone and other connected devices) to pass them through a proxy server, a tool generally used to filter internet access (but not only).

Configure an internet proxy server on Windows Phone

1. Go to Settings and choose Wireless.

2. Keep pressed on the name of the wifi and choose Edit.

Nokia Lumia Windows Phone network settings wifi proxy

3. Skip the proxy button on ” Enabled“.

4. Indicate the proxy address (IP or URL) as well as the port and to validate with the “v” key at the bottom of the screen.

Nokia Lumia Windows Phone network settings wifi proxy