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How to connect to Kawata

Certificate installation

If you want to play on Kawata with stable/beta/cutting edge, you must install our HTTPS certificate.
Do this only the first time you connect to Kawata.

  • Open the switcher
  • Click on “Install certificate”
  • Click “Yes”

If you can’t install the certificate properly, follow these instructions to install it manually.

How to play on Kawata

  • Run the switcher as administrator
  • Make sure Kawata IP is 163.172.71.251 and Mirror IP is 51.15.222.176. If not, click Update IP to get the right IPs.
  • Make sure that the switcher says “You are playing on Kawata. Have fun! 163.172.71.251 - 51.15.222.176” (it should look like this), if not, click “On/Off” to switch server.
  • Open osu! and login with your Kawata account
  • Enjoy

How to play on official osu! again

  • Make sure osu! is closed
  • Open the switcher and make sure it says “You are playing on osu! official server” (it should look like this), if not, click “On/Off” to switch server.
  • Open osu! and login with your osu! account
    NOTE: If you want to connect to osu.ppy.sh and you still see Kawata’s website even if the switcher is off, empty your browser cache.

How to update osu!/switch release branch

  • Make sure osu! is closed
  • Open the switcher and make sure it says “You are playing on osu! server” (it should look like this )
  • Open osu! and update the game

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