How to use ShadowsocksX on Mac

  • Step 1: Remove all old versions of ShadowsocksX first if you installed it before. Close app and remove the file would do the trick.
  • Step 2: Download Shadowsocks X.
  • Step 3: Put ShadowsocksX app under /Applications folder.
  • Step 4: Open ShadowsocksX and choose a server from list accordding to your needs. Japan and Hong Kong servrs are fast, US servers are stable.
  • Step 5 (this step is needed for App Store Version only): Setup socks5 proxy. If you are using Non-App-Store version (downloaded from Step 2, or from Github), skip this step.
  • Step 6: Open safari or chrome and you are good to go. If it fails to connect, change to another server and try again. If Safari works fine, but Chrome fails to connect, Click Here
  • Step 7: If you are using Firefox, please setup Firefox Proxy first .