uTorrent

This is a tutorial to help you set up socks5 proxy on the microTorrent – uTorrent client.

1. Open your uTorrent client.
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2. Click on Options and then press Preferences.
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3. A new window pops up. Click on Connection.
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4. On the Proxy Server section choose the Type Socks5.
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5. For Proxy enter one of NordVPN’s servers addresses, that allows torrent traffic. Here is a list of servers that allow torrenting: https://support.nordvpn.com/hc/en-us/articles/206939499-Peer-to-Peer-traffic-with-NordVPN. The full server list with all server addresses can be found at: NordVPN Server List.
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6. For Port type 1080 and make sure you check the following boxes: Authentication, Use proxy for hostname lookups, Use proxy for peer-to-peer connections, Disable all local DNS lookups, Disable features that leak identifying information, Disable connections unsupported by the proxy.
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7. Type in your NordVPN Username and Password in the authentication fields and press OK.
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Congratulations! You have just set up Socks5 for uTorrent.

If you want to check whether it really works, here is what you have to do:

1. Go to this website.
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2. Click on Magnet link.
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3. A new window pops up. Choose the uTorrent program and press OK. Important: do not close ipmagnet website.
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4. uTorrent will open automatically. Save the torrent file to your computer and click on OK.
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5. The file ipMagnet Tracking Link starts synchronizing.
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6. While the file is connecting to peer return to the ipMagnet website. A new IP address, the one that you chose, appears.
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As you can see, it is the IP address of NordVPN server which indicates uTorrent is downloading files through NordVPN proxy thus ensuring your downloads to be hidden and secured.