20+ firefox addons for saving your online privacy

Did you ever want to change your identity by changing proxy settings while surfing internet for whatever reason and you are either using expensive softwares to do this or manually taming your browser by going in its fairly-technical proxy settings. If you are frustated because all of this, try our log below of 20+ Firefox add-ons which can make your life easier by hiding your identity or saving your privacy.

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What the hell is a proxy on earth? For our non-technical friends, proxies allow you hide your identy while surfing internet like hiding your original ip-address and some other settings. You can use proxies to........well we are not going to tell you why you should change proxy settings Wink. If you are lucky enough, may be some other will tell you here.

 

Firefox Add-ons for proxies

01.Environment Proxy Preview Image of Environment Proxy

Sets proxy settings from environment variables.

 

02.QuickProxyPreview Image of QuickProxy

Statusbar button to turn the proxy on and off with a single click.

 

03. Phzilla Preview Image of Phzilla (formerly PhProxy - InBasic)

Firefox add-on to achieve anonymity in surfing, using web-based proxy.

 

04.FoxyProxy Preview Image of FoxyProxy

FoxyProxy is an advanced proxy management tool that completely replaces Firefox's limited proxying capabilities. It offers more features than SwitchProxy, ProxyButton, QuickProxy, xyzproxy, ProxyTex, TorButton, etc.

 

05. ProxyBar Preview Image of ProxyBar

Quick and easy proxy settings.

 

06. Proxy ToolbarPreview Image of Proxy Toolbar

A tool bar to manually set and configure your (http) proxies. No proxy lists supported yet...

 

07. SwitchProxy Tool Preview Image of SwitchProxy Tool

SwitchProxy lets you manage and switch between multiple proxy configurations...

 

08. Tor-Proxy.NET Toolbar Preview Image of Tor-Proxy.NET Toolbar

Get Safety and Anonymity by using TOR-Proxy.NET for surfing! Tor-Proxy.NET is a CGI-Web-Proxy, which tunnels your traffic through different anonymization-networks. That way you get high anonymity. Currently supportet ...

 

09. ProxySel Preview Image of ProxySel

Import proxy lists in different formats, available from http://proxy-list.org/en/ or http://www.checkedproxylists.com/ or import Proxys from any webpage directly. proxySel does NOT contain spyware of any kind.

 

10. MM3-ProxySwitch Preview Image of MM3-ProxySwitch

In the Firefox Browser (and other Mozilla programs) you can per default configure only the setting for one internet connection. With the MM3-ProxySwitch you can manage different configurations and simply switch over between these.

 

11. Proxy Toolbar for Firefox 3.5 Preview Image of Proxy Toolbar for Firefox 3.5 by Sandro Wittwer

A tool bar to manually set and configure your (http) proxies.

 

12. gladder Preview Image of gladder

A proxy tool works on a customizable sites list!

 

13. Torbutton Preview Image of Torbutton

Torbutton provides a button to securely and easily enable or disable the browser's use of Tor. It is currently the only addon that will safely manage your Tor browsing to prevent IP address leakage, cookie leakage, and general privacy attacks.

 

14. Prefswitch Preview Image of Prefswitch

Change preferences with the click of a button from the status-bar.

 

15. AutoProxy Proxy Manager Preview Image of AutoProxy Proxy Manager

AutoProxy automatically switches your network settings to match the network you are connected to.

 

16. AutoProxy Preview Image of AutoProxy

Are you concerned about your privacy? Or, are you blocked from some websites by a firewall? And, are you arming yourself with a proxy? In that case, AutoProxy is designed for you! A tool to help you use your proxy automatically & efficiently.

 

17. xyzproxy Preview Image of xyzproxy

XYZProxy is a small-size firefox extension for using proxy.

 

18. ProxyFlag Preview Image of ProxyFlag

Quickly switch between your manually selected proxy and no proxy settings. Helpful for those switching into VPN (where proxy setting is needed in corporate network) and home network (where no proxy is defined).

 

19. web php proxy Preview Image of web php proxy

Easy surf with web php proxy.

 

20. Blogant ProxyPreview Image of Blogant Proxy

Blocked by a firewall? Need some privacy? Blogant proxy will give you access to websites just by highlighting the URL in a webpage and right clicking in the context menu.

 

21. Go2 proxyPreview Image of Go2 proxy

Go2 proxy is a very fast web proxy. Using it to browse the blocked sites.

 

22. FireProx 1.0 - Proxy Browsing ExtensionPreview Image of FireProx 1.0 - Proxy Browsing Extension

This add-on is for older versions of Firefox

Navigate any site with this proxy...

 

QuickProxy by DB0SS Preview Image of QuickProxy

Rated 3 out of 5 stars 3 reviews 34 weekly downloads

Updated November 15, 2007

 

This add-on is for older versions of Firefox

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