How to change firefox proxy settings? [Best Guide of 2022]

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. On the 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 the top, at the left side of Network Tab)
    (UPDATE: for Firefox 56.0 and above, this option is available in the “General” tab. Scroll down to the bottom of this tab. “Settings” is available under the “Network Proxy” section on this page.)
  5. Connection Settings Window will appear, select Manual Proxy Configuration option
  6. Paste HTTP proxy in the first textbox and Port in the second textbox, in the 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 changed the HTTP proxy in firefox!!!

How to change firefox proxy settings (with pictures)

  1. Open Firefox and click on the Tools menu:
    step-1 firefox proxy
  2. Select Options in Tools-menu:
    step-2 firefox proxy
  3. Click on Advanced: (as shown in the picture)
    step-3 firefox proxy
  4. Select Network Tab:
    step-4 firefox proxy
  5. Now click on 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 shared proxy, as shown in the red rectangle in the 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 it’s 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 the OK button:
    step-10 firefox proxy

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

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