How to change firefox proxy settings

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Configuring Mozilla Firefox Proxy Settings

Here are the steps to follow, for Firefox Proxy Settings: [ HTTP and HTTPS Proxy Settings in Firefox ]

Firefox Proxy Settings

  1. Open Firefox and select Tools > Options (for Firefox 56.0 and above, skip step 2 and 3)
  2. In Options page, click Advanced (last menu-item in left side panel)
  3. Now select Network Tab (By default it is already selected)
  4. Click Settings Button (first button from top, at left side of Network Tab)
    (UPDATE: for Firefox 56.0 and above, this option is available in “General” tab. Scroll down to bottom of this tab. “Settings” is available under “Network Proxy” section on this page.)
  5. Connection Settings Window will appear, select Manual Proxy Configuration option
  6. Paste HTTP proxy in first textbox and Port in second textbox, in same first-row.
  7. Make sure that Use this proxy server for all protocols is selected (select it if it isn’t)
  8. Press OK button
  9. Congratulations, you have successfully change HTTP proxy in firefox!!!

How to change firefox proxy settings (with pictures)

  1. Open firefox and click on Tools menu:
    step-1 firefox proxy
  2. Select Options in Tools-menu:
    step-2 firefox proxy
  3. Click on Advanced: (as shown in picture)
    step-3 firefox proxy
  4. Select Network Tab:
    step-4 firefox proxy
  5. Now click at the Settings button:
    step-5 firefox proxy
  6. Select the Manual Proxy Configuration in the Connection Settings window:
    step-6 firefox proxy
  7. Now Paste your private proxy, as shown in the red-rectangle in following picture:
    step-7 firefox proxy
  8. Now paste/type the port number, provided by your proxy provider: (see picture)
    step-8 firefox proxy
  9. Select (if its not selected alreadyUse this proxy server for all protocols (You must select it for HTTP proxies or HTTPS proxies)
    step-9 firefox proxy
  10. Now click on OK button:
    step-10 firefox proxy

Bravo! Now you know everything about configuring mozilla firefox proxy settings



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