This WikiHow article describes how to find and fix the IP address of a proxy server on your PlayStation 4 (PS4).
If you don’t use a proxy server and your PS4 requires a proxy server address, it could be due to an internet connection issue. Read this article to see how to fix this and how to set your PC as a proxy server that PS4 can use to speed up downloads.
#1. Why does PS4 need a proxy server?
Check your internet connection. If you get the error message “” Proxy connection failed ” , or if your PS4 requires a proxy address, you may have a problem with your internet connection. there is. Turn off the power of PS4 and the router ( router ) at the same time, and then turn it on again.
Some Reddit users and forums report that this often happens after a power outage or when a router needs to be replaced.
Check the network settings of PS4. The PS4 may be trying to find a proxy server. In this case, turn it off. On PS4, go to Settings> Network> Internet Connection Settings > My Network Places> Customize . Select Automatic or Off for all settings, then select No Proxy . Save the settings you made to complete the process and troubleshoot.
If you have problems with Wi-Fi, switch to a wired connection. If your PS4 doesn’t need a proxy server when connecting over an Ethernet cable, it’s possible that your PS4 is too far from your Wi-Fi router. Bring your PS4 closer to your router or connect a Wi-Fi amplifier to boost the signal.
#2. Use your computer as a proxy server
Install the proxy server software on your computer (optional). To speed up downloads on your PS4, install proxy software and use your computer as a proxy server. Popular free proxy software that PS4 gamers often use on Reddit include SKFU pr0xy and CCProxy (for Windows) or Squidman (for macOS).
Configure proxy software on your computer. When enabling a proxy server, you need to allow it through the firewall. Once this is done, get the IP address and port number ( port ) from the program options and make a note of the number.
If the IP address is set to 0.0.0.0, specify the IP address of your computer. This address is the only option in the list.
Turn on your PS4 and go to Settings . The PS4 settings app has a toolbox icon in the right corner of the main menu.
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Select a network . In the PS4 settings menu, scroll down the screen to “Network“Tap. The symbol is shaped like the earth.
Select Internet Connection Settings . This option is the second from the top.
Select Use Wi-Fi or Use LAN Cable .
Select a Wi-Fi network. If you use Wi-Fi, select the network you want to connect to. If you don’t use Wi-Fi, skip this step.
Select Custom . You now have more control over your settings, including the ability to add, modify, and disable proxy servers.
On the IP Address Settings page, select Automatic .This is to make sure that the router has assigned an IP address.
On the DHCP Hostname page , select Not Selected.This tells the PS4 to get the DHCP server information from the router.
On the MTU Settings page, select Automatic .
Select Enable to configure the proxy server.
Enter the proxy server address and port number. This is the information to log after launching CCProxy or another proxy program of your choice.
Save and test your connection. After entering the proxy server, select Test Internet Connection to verify that the connection is working properly. As long as the PS4 and the computer are on the same network and the proxy program is running, you will see the “success ” message.