How to Set Up and Use NordVPN Proxy on uTorrent

If you want to safely download torrent files using the uTorrent client, you can either install the suitable NordVPN app on your device or connect to one of its Proxy servers. You can check our complete NordVPN installation guide to use it on all supported devices you own. But if you just want to bypass geo-restrictions and access P2P files available in other regions, connecting to a NordVPN Proxy server will be enough. So without further ado, scroll through the below step-by-step process and learn how to use NordVPN Proxy on uTorrent. 

1. First, visit the NordVPN website.

2. Next, click the Grab the Deal button and pick a subscription on the upcoming screen. 

3. You have to enter the required details now to complete your purchase. 

4. Once done, wait for a confirmation on your subscription.

5. Now, open your uTorrent client. 

uTorrent client

6. You have to click Options next from the toolbar at the top of your uTorrent app screen. 

7. Choose Preferences after that from the pop-up menu. 

uTorremt app UI

8. A new window will appear next; select Connection

Connection in uTorrent app preferences

9. Navigate to the Proxy Server section next and click the drop-down button beside the Type: option. 

10. Choose Socks5 from the drop-down menu after that. 

Socks5 Proxy

11. Within the Proxy field type one of the NordVPN server IP addresses mentioned in the below list: [Pick depending on your location preference]

amsterdam.nl.socks.nordhold.net
atlanta.us.socks.nordhold.net
dallas.us.socks.nordhold.net
los-angeles.us.socks.nordhold.net
nl.socks.nordhold.net
se.socks.nordhold.net
stockholm.se.socks.nordhold.net
us.socks.nordhold.net
uTorrent proxy server

12. Now, within the Port field, type in 1080 and check all the boxes mentioned below:

  • 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
Connection port preference on uTorrent

13. Type in your Username and Password next, which you can find in your NordVPN online account dashboard; under the Advanced configuration tab. 

NordVPN login on uTorrent

14. Once done, your P2P traffic will flow through the NordVPN Proxy server in your desired location. 

15. To check whether you're connected or not, first visit this website

16. Next, scroll down to Torrent Address detection and click the Activate button. 

17. After that, hit this Magnet Link and choose uTorrent in the appearing window. 

Magnet Link on IPleak website

18. Now, hit the OK button. 

19. uTorrent will be automatically launched, and the Magnet Tracking Link will start to synchronize

uTorrent launch

20. When the file starts setting up a connection to a peer, move back to the IP Leak website and check whether your IP address matches the Proxy server you've picked. 

Virtual IP for NordVPN proxy server

21. If it does, you've set up a successful connection

That's all! Now you know how to set up and use the NordVPN Proxy server on uTorrent. If you've further queries, drop us a comment through the below button. Thanks for reading!

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