How to disable proxy server in Firefox

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A proxy server is an intermediary between your computer and the Internet, often used to hide your real location and allow you to access websites that would otherwise be blocked.

If you’re having trouble connecting to the Internet, it’s possible that it has been set to use a proxy server.

Note: The steps below will not help you access online streaming services. If you’re unable to access a service because a VPN or proxy is detected, please contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

To disable proxy in Firefox, see the instructions for your operating system:


Instructions for Windows

Step 1: From the Tools Menu (≡), select Options.

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Step 2: Select Advanced, and then in the Network tab, click Settings.

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Step 3: Select either No proxy or Auto-detect proxy settings for this network, then click OK.

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Instructions for Mac

Step 1: From the Tools Menu (≡), select Preferences.

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Step 2: Select Advanced, and then in the Network tab, click Settings.

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Step 3: Select either No proxy or Auto-detect proxy settings for this network, then click OK.

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