Set Up UCSS on Windows

How to Set Up UCSS for Windows

Software Download

From the Client Area, select the “Download” menu and download “UCSS for Windows.”

UCSS recommends using Windows 10 or later versions.

UCSS for Windows is connected using system VPN. It can also be used with games and software that support UDP transfer.

Connect to UCSS

When you open the .exe file, you will be asked for permission to make changes to your computer. Select “Yes”. Then click “Install” to complete the installation.

You will be redirected to the login screen. Enter your email and password, and click “LOGIN”. The server information will be loaded in a few seconds.

After the server information has loaded, you can change the server connection by selecting a server name and clicking “CONNECT.”

When you first click “CONNECT” after the initial installation, it may take up to 30 seconds to connect, while our system sets up the drivers.

Software Settings

You can one of two connection modes from the menu on the top left:

  • Global: to route all traffic through the UCSS server
  • Smart Routing: to route all traffic through the UCSS server except Mainland IP (bypass Mainland IP)

Under “Account”, you can log out, switch a plan, and check the remaining monthly traffic. Please note that the beginning of your “month” is based on the day you signed up for the UCSS for Windows service. If your service started on the 7th day of the month, for example, your traffic balance will reset on the 7th day of every month. You may check the real-time remaining monthly traffic on the Client Area of the homepage.

Select “Lauch at login” if you want the program to launch automatically when you login to your computer.

UCSS for Windows measures ping using a different method than most other apps. It measure ping through the http header instead of ICMP/TCP. This ping value will be larger that that measure by other apps. Please use a speed test app if you need an accurate ping measurement using ICMP/TCP.

Update Server Information

Server information is automatically undated every time the software starts. If you want the latest server information, close and restart the software to receive the updated information.


How to Set Up SSTap

Software download

Please note that, SSTap is no longer supported, and you use it at your own risk.

SSTap may not be used with ShadowsocksR (SSR) for Windows. If you want to use SSTap please be sure to turn off SSR for Windows first.

SSTap can be connected via system VPN same as UCSS for Windows. You can download it after logging in to your account.

Official website: SSTap for Gaming

Copy Subscription URL

From the account page, select “Services” to see the list of your services. Select a service, and click “Manage” to see the service settings. Then click “Copy” to copy the subscription URL.

Load server infomation

Click the gear mark on the lower right. Select “SSR Subscription” > “SSR Subscription management”. Enter the subscription URL in “URL” and click “Add” on the right side. When you close the window, the server information is automatically loaded.

When reading the subscription URL manually, select gear mark > “SSR Subscription” > “Manual update SSR Subscription”.

Connection test and rule setting

Select a server from “Proxy”. Click the inazuma mark next to the right. If “UDP relay … Passed!” Is displayed, you will be able to connect normally.

“Mode” should usually be set to “Global Wide.” If you will only be using your web browser, please choose the “Web Browser only Mode” which will provide faster browsing.

DNS Setting

If you are having connection problems with some applications, you may be able to solve it by changing the DNS.

Click the gear mark to change from “Settings…” to “Use your own DNS”. Change the Preferred DNS to 1.1.1.1 and Alternate DNS to 1.0.0.1 (CloudFlare). Click “Save” to complete.

Update Server Information

Server information will be updated automatically when the software restarts.

To update manually, select the “Gear mark” > “SSR Subscription” > “Manual update SSR Subscription”


How to Set Up ShadowsocksR for Windows

Software download

Login to account page. Please download “Shadowsocks R for Windows” from the
“Download” menu on the left side. The software will be downloaded as a .zip file. If you can not open Zip file please use an unzip application such as 7z or WinRAR.

Unzip the downloaded file to extract the .exe file. Double-click to open the file and begin installation. You will be asked for permission to connect to the network, so please check to select the networks you will use and give permission to connect to them.

SSR for Windows does not support UDP connection . If you are game user, please use UCSS for Windows, SSTap or set up on router.

Copy Subscription URL

From the account page, select your service, then click “Copy subscription URL.”

Load your servers

Open ShadowsocksR for Windows. An airplane mark will be displayed in the menu bar. Select “Subscribe to Server” > “Subscribe Settings.” Paste the copied subscription URL copied to “URL” and click “OK”. Select “Subscribe to server” > “Update SSR server subscribe without going through proxy”. If “Success ..” is displayed, the server has loaded normally.

If you want to load servers individually, go your account page. In the server list, click on the smartphone icon next to the server you want to load.

Select server, switch proxy rule and mode

Select the server to you wish to connect to from “Servers” > “UCSS”.

We recommend setting “Disable bypass” for proxy rules. If you do not want to let China IP go through the SSR server, select “Bypass LAN & China”.

You have to mode options:

  • PAC: According to the list of blocked websites, only blocked sites are connected via the SSR server. (Blacklist system)
  • Global: All traffic through the UCSS server

Update your subscription URL

Right-click the airplane mark on the menu bar. Click “Node Subscribe”. If the proxy is switched on click “Update subscribe”. If the proxy is switched off click “Update subscribe (bypass proxy)”.


How to Set Up Proxifier

Proxifier is software that extends the function of Proxy client such as ShadowsocksR for Windows. Please use with ShadowsocksR for Windows.

Software download

Proxifier can customize fine details of the connection such as UDP, whether or not to go through the SSR server for each application, the port to use, etc.

The difference between the regular version and the portable version is whether or not you are installing Proxifier on your PC. The portable version can be launched from USB memory.

Official website: Proxifier The Most Advanced Proxy Client

IP and Port settings

Open the application and click “Proxy Servers” in the upper left. Click “Add”.

Enter the IP address and port number of the SSR application. Server’s Address is 127.0.0.1, Port defaults to 1080. For “Protocol” select SOCKS Version 5 and click “OK”.

Click “Check” to check connection status. If the green display screen is shown, the connection will be successful.

Launch the application by double-clicking it. You will see the application setting screen displayed from the menu bar.

Setting Connection Rules

Click “Proxification Rules”.

Click “Add …”. “Name” is optional, select “Applications” and “ShadowsocksR for Windows” from “Browse …”. Select “Direct” for “Action” and OK.

To automatically connect all Internet communications via the SSR server, you will need to set a rule Follow the steps in the images below to set this rule. Select “Proxy SOCS 5 127.0.0.1” for “Action” of “Default” and click “OK.” This will automatically connect all communications to the Internet via the SSR server.

There is no switch in Proxifier. The rule is automatically adapted when the application is up.


How to Set Up Proxy Sharing

 Proxy sharing requires that the Windows device in the LAN configuration and the device to be shared are in the same Wi-Fi environment.

Proxy Sharing settings

From the icon on the upper left, check “Setting” > “Proxy Sharing” > “Allow Proxy Sharing”. Check the port number and IP address.

The local IPs of all the external terminals currently in use are displayed. Please use the corresponding IP address when using via a wireless Wi-Fi router.

How to set the sharing devices (iOS)

Change the Wi-Fi settings on the iOS device and connect to a device that allows proxy sharing. This can be any device able to set an HTTP proxy (Android, Windows, etc).

On the iOS device, select “Settings” > “Wi-Fi.” Select the mark on the right side of the connected Wi-Fi. Tap “Configure Proxy.” Select “Manual.” Enter the IP address and the port confirmed in step 1. Click “Save” in the upper right to complete the setting. The iOS device is now connected to the device that can share the proxy.


Note

  • We keep changing server information according to the situation in China. If you cannot connect to a server, delete the server that is no longer usable and update the subscription information.
  • If problems occur with this software, please contact the software’s developer. UCSS can not solve application problems.