How to install/uninstall the Firefox Private Network extension

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Mozilla will end support for Firefox Private Network on June 20th, 2023. You'll no longer be able to subscribe to Firefox Private Network, or install, reinstall, or use the extension. As an alternative, learn more about creating a secure, private connection to the internet using Mozilla VPN.

Firefox Private Network is an extension which provides a secure, encrypted tunnel to the web to protect your connection and your personal information anywhere you use Firefox. Whenever you are on the move, you may find yourself taking advantage of the free WiFi at the airport or a cafe. Did you know that there are other people using that same network? This leaves your personal information vulnerable. By using the Firefox Private Network it keeps you protected from hackers lurking in plain sight on public connections.

Install Firefox Private Network

  1. Visit the Firefox Private Network page.
  2. Click the Add to Firefox button
  3. Follow the prompts to install the extension.
  4. Click the Private Network button fpn new button on the toolbar to open the panel.
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  5. Sign in or create a Firefox Account by following the prompts.

Uninstall Firefox Private Network

  1. Click the menu button and click Add-ons.
  2. Find Firefox Private Network on your list of add-ons.
  3. Click the options menu for Firefox Private Network.
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  4. Click Remove.

Removing or disabling the add-on does not cancel your subscription. See How do I cancel my subscription to Firefox Private Network?

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