Safari Proxy Extension
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How to Use Your Proxy Services With Safari
Turning it on
Open System Preferences by clicking on the Apple logo and selecting System Preferences
Click the network icon
Select the internet connection on the left (typically “Wi-Fi”), then click the advanced button
Select the proxies tab. Select both the “Web Proxy” and “Secure Web Proxy” checkboxes. For each checkbox, enter the host/IP address and port number that was displayed at checkout and in your welcome email. Do not check Proxy server requires password right now. Click OK.
Surf the web. When prompted by Safari to enter a username/password enter the username and password provided to you at checkout and in your welcome email.
To confirm it’s working, visit and ensure it says a different location and IP address than you expect.
Turning it off
Repeat steps 1-3 above
Select the proxies tab. Uncheck the Web Proxy (HTTP) and Secure Web Proxy (HTTPS) checkboxes in the list of protocols. Click OK then Apply.
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Is it possible to set proxy settings in a Safari Extension?
As Apple introduce extension support in Safari 5, I want to make an extension that manage proxy settings directly in the browser (like AutoProxy for Firefox or Proxy Switchy for Chrome).
asked Jun 9 ’10 at 15:54
I am having exactly same question although it is almost 2016 already and I am using Safari 9. 0. 2. It seems that Apple does not provide such an API for defining browser-specific proxy in extensions as Google does for Chrome. So I guess one would have to deal with system-wide proxy settings, that is to find solutions for setting up app-specific proxy.
answered Dec 18 ’15 at 13:55
ZaneZane811 silver badge7 bronze badges
answered Dec 4 ’11 at 14:29
Actually the easiest way is to use Apple’s concept of ‘Location’. In the Apple Menu, choose Location > Network Preferences…
Most likely your current location is set as ‘Automatic’. Choose “Edit Locations… ” in the selection menu, and add additional Proxy Locations. For each Location you can setup different proxy settings, which you can switch directly from the apple menu. Just make sure you edit the correct Network Interface on which you want to apply the proxy settings (if you are connected through LAN, but you set the proxy only on Wifi – it wouldn’t work).
The Proxy Settings are under the [Advanced… ] button [proxies] tab. Enable and modify the proxies as you need.
Make sure that your Safari browser – or any browser you will be using – is set to use the “System Proxy Settings”… and not it’s own override. Safari always links back to the System Network Settings.
After considering this – would we still need a plugin doing essentially the same?
answered Dec 12 ’16 at 19:21
YoYoYoYo8, 1238 gold badges51 silver badges70 bronze badges
Yes it is possible to set proxy setting in safari. Please follow below steps.
1. ) Open Safari if it is not already open.
2. ) Choose Safari > Preferences, and then click Advanced.
3. ) Click Change Settings.
The Network pane of System Preferences opens.
Use the information you got from your network administrator to change the proxy settings.
answered Jan 10 ’13 at 5:35
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Set up a proxy server using Safari on Mac – Apple Support
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Your network administrator may ask you to specify a proxy server to access the internet if your Mac connects to it through a firewall. Your administrator should tell you the type of proxy server to specify, the IP address or host name, and a port Safari for meIn the Safari app on your Mac, choose Safari > Preferences, then click Change Settings (next to Proxies) to open the Network pane of System the proxy settings using the information your network administrator OK.
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Frequently Asked Questions about safari proxy extension
How do I turn on proxy settings in Safari?
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What are proxies on Safari?
This guide will show you how to disable proxy settings in Safari. A proxy server is an intermediary between your computer and the internet. It is often used to hide your real location and helps you access websites that would otherwise be blocked.Aug 12, 2021
How do I add a VPN extension to Safari?
On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Network. Click the Add button in the list at the left, click the Interface pop-up menu, then choose VPN. Click the VPN Type pop-up menu, then choose what kind of VPN connection you want to set up, depending on the network you are connecting to.