Privacy

To support users with an increased need for privacy, we’ve made it easy to use a proxy for BitTorrent traffic. You can also enable anonymous mode to further obfuscate your identity.

Picking a VPN provider

There are many VPN providers, and you can even host your own somewhere. However, for those looking for a quick and easy way of getting started, we’ve compiled a small list of VPN providers we like.

Configuring a proxy

Configuring a proxy is easy. Just open the Preferences, go to the Connection tab and enter your details.

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Proxy settings

  • Force proxy disables any connections not going through the proxy.
  • Proxy hostnames will perform hostname lookups through the proxy.
  • Proxy peer connections will route all peer connections through the proxy.
  • Proxy tracker connections will route all tracker connections through the proxy.