How To Use A Proxy In FOXYPROXY

Published on 2023-03-25

FoxyProxy is a popular browser extension that allows you to configure and use a proxy in your browser, providing you with increased security and privacy while browsing the internet. This next article will walk you through step-by-step installing and using FoxyProxy on your browser.


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Step 1: Install FoxyProxy

Download and install the FoxyProxy extension on your browser. FoxyProxy is available for both Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. Once you have installed the extension, click on the FoxyProxy icon located in your browser's toolbar to begin the setup process.


Step 2: Add a Proxy Server

Add a proxy server to FoxyProxy, to do this, click on the "Options" button in the FoxyProxy popup window, and then select the "Add New Proxy" button.

Enter the IP address or domain name of the proxy server you want to use, along with the port number. You can also enter a username and password if your proxy server requires authentication.


Step 3: Configure Proxy Settings

Click on the "Proxy Details" button to configure the proxy settings. Here, you can choose whether to use the proxy server for all URLs or only for specific URLs.

You can also choose whether to use the proxy server for all protocols or only for specific protocols, such as HTTP, HTTPS, or SOCKS.


Step 4: Save Your Settings

Click on the "Save" button to save your settings and take you back to the FoxyProxy popup window.


Step 5: Start the Proxy Connection

To start the proxy connection, click on the FoxyProxy icon located in your browser's toolbar and select the proxy server you added. This will turn on the proxy service and allow you to browse the internet using the proxy server you added.


In conclusion, using a proxy like FoxyProxy can help you browse the internet more securely and privately. By following the steps mentioned in this article, you can easily set up and use a proxy on your browser using FoxyProxy.