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Filezilla FTP – Connection Timeout Error

This quick guide will take you through the steps of potentially resolving a timeout error in Filezilla 

Step 1 – Open FileZilla client


Step 2 – Click on Settings

Step 3 – Click Connection and set timeout in seconds

  • Click OK to save settings


Step 4 – Connect to FTP site 

  • Open Site Manager. 
  • Click on ‘New Site’ button. 
  •  You need to change the Encryption to ‘Only use plain FTP (insecure)’ and Logon Type to ‘Normal’. Enter host address, username and password and click the ‘Connect’ button. 


Updated on August 30, 2023

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