How To Use HTTPS Everywhere (Google Chrome & Mozilla Firefox)

In the privacy space, many people are skeptical of browser add-ons or extensions. One of the best extensions that we’ve found is HTTPS Everywhere. It’s provided by the Electronic Frontier Foundation which is a respected authority on privacy and security. HTTPS Everywhere works by redirecting you to the secure version of any website you visit, if the site supports HTTPS.

Read More: How To Connect To The Internet Securely

How To Use HTTPS Everywhere in Google Chrome

Using HTTPS Everywhere is extremely simple. All you have to do is install the extension, and once installed it will start redirecting you to the secure versions of the sites you visit.

How To Install HTTPS Everywhere in Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Navigate to https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere/.
  3. Click ‘Install in Chrome’. Then click the blue ‘Add to Chrome’ button.
  4. Click ‘Add extension’.
  5. Voila! You’ve installed HTTPS Everywhere in Chrome.

How To Use HTTPS Everywhere in Mozilla Firefox

Using HTTPS Everywhere in Firefox is quick and easy. After you’ve installed the add-on, you’ll be taken to the HTTPS version of the sites you visit, by default.

How To Install HTTPS Everywhere in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Navigate to https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere/.
  3. Click ‘Install in Firefox’. Then click ‘Continue to Installation’.
  4. After the Add-On has downloaded click ‘Add’.
  5. You’ve now installed HTTPS Everywhere in Firefox.

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Do you use any browser extensions besides HTTPS Everywhere that you love? Let us know in the comments.

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