Hide IP on Mac by Tor Browser

A tutrial about how to hide IP on Mac by Tor Browser. Its biggest advantage is high security and biggest problem is speed.

Former CIA employee and NSA contractor Edward Snowden recommends Tor Browser to hide IP on the Internet. He said Tor is more secure than a VPN or proxy. Now let’s try Tor to hide IP on Mac.

About Tor Browser

Tor Browser on Mac
Tor Browser on Mac

Tor (The Onion Router) is originally a project of the US Military. Thus it is designed for the highest level of security. Now it’s a nonprofit project open to the public.

The current Tor bundle is delivered with a builtin browser. It makes Tor more accessible to ordinary users. We call the new bundle Tor Browser.

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Fix the Proxy Settings Locked by Spigot Malware

It’s the process how we fixed the browser hijacking for a user. A Spigot malware locked his IE proxy settings. We finally solve the problem by Malwarebytes.

Recently one of our customers had a strange problem. Some program locked his proxy settings. It was one kind of browser hijacking.

We could not change the proxy settings from the Internet Options dialog. There was an error message “Some settings are managed by your system administrator.

IE Proxy Settings Locked
IE Proxy Settings Locked

Our product My IP Hide failed to work because of it. It showed the error message “You are using the unencrypted regular proxy 127.0.0.1. Your real IP address may leak.

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Popular Proxy Software

Here are some popular proxy programs which can check proxy list or provide proxy service. We list the homepage, download link, and tutorial of the proxy software. You can use our free proxy list to test these proxy programs.

My IP Hide

My IP Hide is an enhanced proxy service which uses encrypted private proxy servers. It can help you to visit the blocked sites (such as facebook, twitter, and youtube) and protect your Internet privacy.

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Elite Proxy Switcher

Elite Proxy Switcher is a professional HTTP proxy tester and proxy switcher. It can check the details of the proxies and automatically change the proxy of your browsers (Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox).

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How to Change IP Address?

Tell you how to change IP by comparing different methods and different services: proxy software, web proxy, http proxy, VPN, socks proxy and SSH proxy.

What is an IP address and how to change the IP address? An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a numerical way to identify your computer on the Internet. Web sites can know much information by your IP address. For example, from your IP address, we can know your country.

How to Change IP Address

People change the IP address to avoid online bans and protect online privacy. How to change the IP address? Before trying any other methods to change your IP address, try turning off your Cable/DSL modem for five minutes. In many cases, this will change your IP address.

But that method can only change your IP address slightly within a small range. How to change the IP address to another country? Here are some methods to change IP address completely to another one.

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How to use My IP Hide in iPhone?

This is a tutorial showing how use the proxy software My IP Hide in iPhone. It can help you to hide IP in your iPhone and surf anonymously.

Question: I want to know how to set it up on my iPhone to open the blocked Facebook and YouTube.

Answer: You can run My IP Hide on your Mac/Windows computer. Then use your iPhone to connect to My IP Hide to open blocked Facebook and YouTube.

1) Your iPhone and computer should be in the same LAN (WiFi).
2) Click the “Setting” button on My IP Hide
3) Go to the “Misc” Tab of the “Settings” dialog
4) You will see a Proxy IP (Server) and Port in that Tab

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5) Set that proxy IP (server) and port in your iPhone

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6) When you want to shut down your computer or exit My IP Hide on it, you should turn off the ‘HTTP Proxy’ option of your iPhone. Otherwise, it can’t open any web pages.

Set Firefox to Use Remote DNS

Question: How can I set Firefox to use remote DNS when I use socks proxy in Firefox? I check my DNS IP on whoer.net but it shows my own DNS IP.

Answer: You can follow this instruction to set Firefox to use remote DNS.

1) In the URL address bar of Firefox, type about:config and enter.

2) You will see a warning page saying changing the advanced settings can be harmful. Click the button I will be careful to continue.

3) Then you can see all the advanced settings of Firefox.

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4) Search dns to find the option network.proxy.socks_remote_dns

5) Double click the option network.proxy.socks_remote_dns to set it to true

Firefox always uses remote DNS when using Http proxy. Thus you don’t need to set the remote DNS option when you are using Http proxy.