Setup Tutorials

How to set up Proxy on Firefox

How to setup CactusVPN proxy in order to work with Firefox.

  1. In Firefox browser go to the menu (1) and click on “Preferences” (on macOS) or “Options” (on Windows) (2).

    Firefox Proxy Setup: Step 1

  2. Search for “Proxy” using the Search bar (3) (or you can scroll down to “Network Proxy”) and click on “Settings…” (4).

    Firefox Proxy Setup: Step 2

  3. Check the “Manual proxy configuration” checkbox (6).

    In the “HTTP Proxy” field (6) type the IP address of a CactusVPN server. In the “Port” field (7) type the port number supported by CactusVPN. You will find the available servers and supported ports in the service details in the client area on our website.

    Also check the “Use this proxy for all protocols” checkbox (8).

    Click “OK” (9).

    Firefox Proxy Setup: Step 3

  4. The first time you’ll try to visit a website, a window will appear asking for an username and a password (10). Type your VPN username and password. Make sure you use your VPN username and password and NOT the client area credentials (What is the difference?).

    Click on “OK” (11).

    Firefox Proxy Setup: Step 4

That’s all. Now you can browse safely and anonymous.

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