Wednesday, April 20, 2011

How to Use PS3 Proxy

A proxy server is a mediator between your computer and the Internet. When you surf and play games, your Internet protocol (IP) address is obtainable through the web. This is mostly useful for advertising purposes. However, you can receive attacks on your computer when another party has your IP address. Using a proxy server protects your identity.

This article will help you to use PlayStation 3.
  1. Obtain a proxy server address. Anonymity Checker Proxy List and Cavency Proxy Server List are free to use. Copy to a notepad or write down the proxy address.
  2. Go to the Settings option in the cross media bar on the PS3. Select Network Settings. Press "X" for Internet Connection Settings.
  3. Select the Yes option if currently connected to the Internet. If you are not connected, this option is unavailable.
  4. Highlight the Custom option with the d-pad. Press the Right button on the controller. Select Auto-Detect and push "Right" again. Choose the Automatic IP setting and press "Right" to continue. Select "Do Not Set" on the DHCP host name screen. Push "Right" three times.
  5. Push the Down key to select Use on the Proxy Server screen. Press "Right." Push X to bring up the virtual keyboard or use an USB keyboard for your PS3.
  6. Insert the proxy. For example, use the IP or domain Put in the Port number, typically "80." However, the specific port will display with the address you wrote down. Push "Right" and then press "X" to save changes.
Tips and Warnings
  1. Some proxy servers do not function correctly. You may need to try a few before you locate a workable server.