If you want to browse a little more anonymously, or your business requires you to connect to their server, or you want to bypass the country blocking for certain website you may be considering connecting to the internet through a proxy. In order to connect to your chosen proxy server, you will need to adjust some settings in your Firefox browser. Read the following guide to find out how to add the proxy in Firefox.
Step 1: Click the Firefox menu. Hover over Options, and then select Options from the submenu.
Step 2: Open the Advanced category. It is on the right end of the category list. Click on the Network tab.
Step 3: Click the Settings button. This will open the Connection Settings window.
Step 4: Choose “Manual proxy configuration”. This will allow you to enter information in the fields below.
Step 5: Enter your proxy information. Enter the proxy server that you are connecting to in the “HTTP Proxy” field. If you need to enter a specific port, enter it into the “Port” field.
Step 6: If you are connecting to a different FTP proxy, enter it into the “FTP Proxy” field. If you want to use one proxy server for all of the protocols, check the box underneath the “HTTP Proxy” field.
Step 7: Press OK to save your changes. You may need to restart Firefox for the changes to take effect.