Manually Adding Peers
How to manually add peers in your QT wallet
Select a peer IP address to add
You can use the debug console to quickly add a peer that is geographically closest to you by typing:
addnode node_ip_or_dns_address add
Type "addnode node_ip_or_dns_address add" and press Enter
Successfully adding the 126.96.36.199 node
A list of currently connected peers can be seen in the "Peers" tab of "Debug Window"