Change Proxy Setting in MacOS

MacOS proxy can be employed to detect and prevent ad fraud. Through a comprehensive analysis of ad impressions and clicks originating from diverse IP addresses, advertisers can pinpoint aberrant patterns, potentially revealing fraudulent activities like click fraud or impression fraud.

Configuring proxy setting for MacOS

Step 1
Click on the Apple logo at the top left corner of your screen. Select “System Preferences” from the dropdown menu.

Step 2
Choose your connection type (like Wi-Fi or Ethernet) and click “Advanced.”

Step 3
Navigate to the “Proxies” tab, check the box for “SOCKS Proxy,” and enter the required proxy server information

Step 4
Click “OK” to close the Advanced settings, then “Apply” in the Network window to activate the proxy settings for use with Safari.

That’s it! Your Mac is now connected through the proxy.

How to Disable Proxy from MacOS

When you decide to discontinue the use of the proxy, simply revisit the settings, where you can seamlessly disable or remove the proxy configuration.