Switchy Omega to check your proxy
When there are problems like proxy failure or test failure, then you can check if your proxy IP is valid or not.
Extension Switchy Omega can help you.
1.Open Chrome on your computer, click menu on the upper right corner
2.Click Chrome Web Store and search switchy omega
3.Click Add to Chrome, waiting for some time to install it.
4.Click proxy to enter proxy information, including proxy username and password
Protocol: proxy protocol you are going to use
5.After entering all information, click Apply changes
Note: for socks5 while entering proxy name and password there might be a popped-up box like this, you don’t have to mind it, just enter all the necessary information.
6.Open a new tab, click switchy omega and select Proxy
7.Then visit whoer.net or iplocation.net to see if it shows the proxy IP you used.
7.1 If it is the proxy IP you used, try visit amazon or ebay if it is an IP for USA.
7.2 If it shows something like “cannot get access to proxy server”, you should check if you enter all proxy information correctly or not and confirm with proxy provider that if this proxy IP is valid or not. Or it means that your local network is unable to connect the proxy server.