How to Use Firefox Internet Browser Proxy to Change your IP Address

How to Use Firefox Internet Browser Proxy to Change your IP Address

There are a lot of times, when you needed to use proxy for your internet, either if it is for anomity, or you are wanting to test if a certain website blocked your IP address. With this, using a proxy to change your IP address will cetainly help you.
In this guide, we are showing how to use Firefox internet browser to change your ip address.

Note that while this guide is for Firefox browser, you can apply this guide using a different browser provided that the browser has a proxy setting to change your IP address.

Download free proxy ip addresses that you can use in this guide. :

How to Use Firefox Internet Browser Proxy to Change your IP Address

Step 1. Take note of your original IP address. This way, you will know if you have successfully changed your IP address, check out

Step 2. Open your Firefox browser and press ALT key to open the Firefox menu.

Step 3. Click Tools then click Options

Step 4. Click on Advanced, then click the Network tab

Step 5. Click on Settings. The Connection Settings window will open.

Step 6. Click “Manual proxy configuration” and then fill out the HTTP proxy address and the HTTP proxy port number. Check the “Use this proxy server for all protocols” options, then click OK.  Note use the free proxy IP address you got from above.

Step 7. Verify if your IP address has been change. Go to and check your IP address.

Congratulations! You have successfully used Firefox Internet Browser Proxy to change your IP address. Note that if it didn’t work for you, try changing your proxy address, also take note that, you might experince slow loading of web pages, depending in your internet connection and the proxy IP address that you are using.

Hope this guide has been informative and helpful!

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