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How to change proxy settings on my firefox 4 beta for android

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I cannot see any proxy settings button in preferences section

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To set a proxy server in Firefox 4 beta for Android:

  1. Type "about:config" in the address bar and press return.
  2. Type "proxy.http" into the search box on the about:config page.
  3. Tap on "network.proxy.http" and type the server name into the text box.
  4. Tap on "network.proxy.http_port" and type the port number into the number box.
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Are you missing that "network.proxy.type" needs to be set to 1?

Also, if it's a SOCKS proxy, then the related options are in "network.proxy.socks*".

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I was able to follow the above suggestions in this order:

  1. Type "about:config" in the address bar and press return.
  2. Type "proxy.http" into the search box on the about:config page.
  3. Tap on "network.proxy.http" and type the server name into the text box.
  4. Tap on "network.proxy.http_port" and type the port number into the number box.
  5. Type "network.proxy.type" into the search box on the about:config page.
  6. Tap on "network.proxy.type" and input the number 1 or select the down button until you reach 1.

Modified by alvincrespo

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HI,

I can connect via proxy with your advices but I cannot navigate becuase my proxy works with user and password. Do you know if there is any other param in wich enter them?

Thanks in advance, Juankhar