How to Use Your Proxy Service with Firefox and … – FoxyProxy
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Install the FoxyProxy Extension for Firefox. You’ll be prompted to restart Firefox; please do so.
Click the FoxyProxy icon to the right of the location bar. This opens the FoxyProxy Options dialog.
Create a new proxy definition by clicking the Add New Proxy button on the FoxyProxy Options dialog
In the Manual Proxy Configuration section, enter the Host/IP address (also called server name) and Port number of the proxy server provided to you when you purchased an account. (You do not need to purchase an account to use this extension. You can use proxy servers from other sources). Enter username and password, also provided to you after purchase. Do not check the SOCKS proxy checkbox. Click the OK button and click it again when asked about whitelisted URLs.
Change FoxyProxy’s mode to Use proxy “New Proxy” for all URLs
That’s it! You can confirm it’s working by visiting our geolocation page.
Turning It Off
When you want to turn off the proxy, click right-click FoxyProxy in the Firefox statusbar and select Completely disable FoxyProxy
Note About Speed
Proxies can be slower than your direct (non-proxy) internet connection. To optimize your experience, consider using FoxyProxy in patterns mode. It allows you to define which websites load through proxy servers and which do not. You can also define patterns based on local IP address.
Much more info can be found in the FoxyProxy Browser Extension Manual.
FoxyProxy Standard – Get this Extension for Firefox (en-US)
Broken after updating to Firefox 71? Please remove FoxyProxy, restart Firefox, and re-install. There is some upgrade bug with Firefox IS IT? FoxyProxy is a Firefox extension which automatically switches an internet connection across one or more proxy servers based on URL patterns. Put simply, FoxyProxy automates the manual process of editing Firefox’s Connection Settings dialog. Proxy server switching occurs based on the loading URL and the switching rules you define. * Custom colors make it easy to see which proxy is in use* Advanced logging shows you which proxies were used and when* (optional) Automatically synchronize all of your proxy settings with your other Firefox instances when you use Firefox Sync. Import/Export settings to files when not using Firefox Sync. * Import/Export patterns to share with others. UPGRADINGPlease import your old FoxyProxy settings using the Import Firefox Versions pre-Firefox 57 (Quantum), install FoxyProxy 4. 6. 5. from here: 4. 5 is not RMISSIONSThe “Download files” permission is used to export FoxyProxy settings to a file (so you can import it elsewhere). The “Download history” permission is required only because Firefox does not allow add-ons to specify just “download files” without “download history”. It’s all or nothing. Internally, nothing is done with your download history. This is open source software and you can view the code yourself by unzipping the downloaded then using a text viewer, or by visiting Clear recent browsing history, cookies, and related data”: this is used by the big eraser button since version 6. 3. You can delete cookies, cache, etc with one-click. A future version will allow you to clear the data automatically when switching proxies, just like the old FoxyProxy (pre-Firefox Quantum / Firefox 57). ANDROIDAs of 2020, FoxyProxy works on Firefox for Android! Switch proxies with URL pattern matchingCustom colors make it easy to see which proxy is in useAdvanced logging shows you which proxies were used and when(optional) Automatically synchronize all of your proxy settings with your other Firefox instances when you use Firefox Sync. Import/Export settings to files when not using Firefox SyncImport/Export patterns to share with others.
FoxyProxy VPN App for Android, ChromeBook, ChromeOS, Kindle
1. Get the app from the Google Play Store or if you’re using an Amazon Kindle Device, get it on Amazon.
2. Once installed, run the app and enter your FoxyProxy account details.
3. After sign in, the app will automatically download the VPN settings for your account(s). If you only have one account, the VPN connection will start automatically. If you have more than one account, you’ll see a list of VPN choices. Select the one you would like to connect to.
Your may get a warning about the app’s attempt to create a VPN connection. Since this is what we want to do, check the “I trust this application” box and click OKto proceed.
4. That’s it! To confirm it’s working, visit and ensure it says a different location and IP address than you expect.
Simply select the connected VPN and click Disconnect.
Auto-connect and Always On
To configure ‘Always On’ even after reboot:
Open FoxyProxy VPN app on Andrdoid
Click Settings tab
Click “VPN used on boot and for Always-On”. You will be prompted to select the VPN connection for this. Choose the one you previously set-up.
Also click “Connect on reboot”
You may also want to click “Reconnect on network change”
Frequently Asked Questions about foxyproxy tutorial
What is a FoxyProxy?
FoxyProxy is a Firefox extension which automatically switches an internet connection across one or more proxy servers based on URL patterns. Put simply, FoxyProxy automates the manual process of editing Firefox’s Connection Settings dialog.Jul 29, 2020
How do I edit FoxyProxy?
FoxyProxy proxy settings for Chrome and Firefox:Click on Options.Click on Proxies tab found on the right sidebar. … Choose Manual Proxy Configuration.Enter our gateway’s Host or IP Address and Port (e.g. gate.smartproxy.com:7000 for random IP) and click save.More items…
How do I use Foxy proxy on Android?
SetupGet the app from the Google Play Store or if you’re using an Amazon Kindle Device, get it on Amazon.Once installed, run the app and enter your FoxyProxy account details.After sign in, the app will automatically download the VPN settings for your account(s). … That’s it!