Shadowsocks Setup Guide

In order to use our Shadowsocks servers, you will need to follow the following steps:

  1. Install the Shadowsocks client. This is the app that you will be using to connect to our Shadowsocks server.
  2. Configure your applications. This involves setting up your applications to route traffic through the Shadowsocks servers.

Click on the following links for your OS to get the latest Shadowsocks client.

Getting the right program

The user interface is the same across both Windows and Mac.

Copy the following strings into your clipboard before proceeding.

Please login to your dashboard to retrieve the shadowsocks server information.

Once you’ve installed the client, run it.

Look for this icon in your toolbar and right click on it.

Set PAC to Local.

Go to Servers and click Import URL from Clipboard.

Enable System Proxy, then click on Mode and set to Global.

If you use Chrome, you’ll need this extension: FoxyProxy Standard

Install it, right click on the icon and select Options. Configure as follows.

Enable your proxy.

And that’s it, you’re now connected. Visit this site to confirm this, or visit your favourite blocked websites.

In order to use our Shadowsocks servers, you will need to follow the following steps:

  1. Install the Shadowsocks client. This is the app that you will be using to connect to our Shadowsocks server.
  2. Configure your applications. This involves setting up your applications to route traffic through the Shadowsocks servers.

Click on the following links for your OS to get the latest Shadowsocks client.


On your mobile device, copy the following strings into your clipboard before proceeding.

Please login to your dashboard to retrieve the shadowsocks server information.

Open the Shadowsocks app. Click on the dropdown button next to the title.

Click on the big Plus button.

Go back to the main screen and click the big Action button.

Accept the VPN prompt and that’s it, you’re connected.

In order to use our Shadowsocks servers, you will need to follow the following steps:

  1. Install the Shadowsocks client. This is the app that you will be using to connect to our Shadowsocks server.
  2. Configure your applications. This involves setting up your applications to route traffic through the Shadowsocks servers.

Click on the following links for your OS to get the latest Shadowsocks client.


You’ll need to have the following QR codes open on a laptop.

Open the Shadowsocks app. Click on the Plus button.

Choose Scan QR Code.

Scan the QR Code and hit the button in red.

Select a Config.

You’re now Connected. Enjoy!

If you do need help, there’s a few options available for you.

      1. First of all, have a read through our FAQ and see if there’s an answer to your question there. 
      2. If you don’t find an answer, submit a support ticket and we’ll get back to you. Do note that we’ll need the logs from the Log tab of the BolehVPN client, as well as info about your system (antivirus / firewall status).
      3. Register for and check out our support forum for other info, or make your post here for help.