Windows Setup Guide

Our recommended Shadowsocks client for Windows is Shadowsocks-windows. Please note that you need to as well install .net runtime framework in order to use Shadowsocks-windows.

To set up Shadowsocks-windows:

  1. Download and install Shadowsocks-windows from Github. At the time of writing, current version is 3.4.3. Extract the zip file to whatever place you would like.
  2. Double click on the downloaded Shadowsocks.exe to launch the application.
  3. Go to nodes section in your dashboard.
  4. Right click on Shadowsocks icon in your system tray, and click on the "Servers -> Scan QRcode from screen" menu item.
  5. Ensure "Enable system proxy" is selected as shown below.

Happy surfing!

shadowsocks-windows gui