What is TOR?
Tor is the name of a software, and this name is derived from the original name if the software which is ‘The Onion Router.’ It is described as ‘A dark corner of the web‘ and has been targeted by different agencies if different countries because Tor can be used for anonymous defamation, unauthorized news leaks, selling controlled substances and much more. This extension for Google works like an ideal VPN. It is free and uses numerous relays to protect the privacy of a user.
TOR is the strongest VPN as it is very difficult to trace the Tor users. On using Tor, results from the deep net can be viewed. Deep net allows you to view web-based hidden services such as gambling, guns, hacking and much more. You can send messages and buy things anonymously. People use Tor for both licit and illicit purposes. Tor has an inbuilt Firefox add-on but, for chrome, Tor can be accessed by adding an on and off button to it. The steps required to add this on and off button to access Tor on Chrome are listed below. The method is quite simple and can be easily understood and executed.
How To Use TOR Anonymously in Google Chrome Browser
This Method is very simple. All you need to perform these 6 steps to access TOR in Chrome Browser. So let’s take a look at the steps which you need to execute to add the button for accessing Tor on chrome browser.
Steps To Access TOR On Chrome:
Step 1: In the very first step, you have to install Tor on your device since that is what we need to have. You can download it from here
Step 2: Then, install ‘Proxy Switchy‘ on your chrome browser which will do the actual task required for this process.
Step 3: In proxy switchy, change the name of the profile to anything you like for eg tor. Then, check the ‘manual configuration’ box. Now, in the HTTP Proxy enter the codes “127.0.0.1” and in port enter “8118” and check the box below this which reads ‘Use the same proxy server for all protocols.’
Step 4: Once you are done with the changes which you have to make listed above, hit the ‘Save‘ option which you will find at the bottom of the box.
Step 6: Then, in the Profile 1 select ‘[direct connection]’ from the drop-down box and in Profile 2, select the name which you had previously entered in step 3 from the drop-down box. And finally, click on the save option to save the changes.
Alternate: Access TOR Network Using Kronymous
Step 1: First of all you need to install the Kronymous – Access internet via Tor Network extension.
Step 2: As the extension will get installed in your chrome browser and you will see the apps in the app list, simply click on the app and then click on Ok on the popup appears.
Step 3: Now there click on ‘Start Tor Proxy‘ to start the services and withing few moments TOR services will get started.
Wrap Up: That’s it! A switch will be generated which will allow you to access Tor on Chrome browser. The above-listed method is the easiest method which you will find for accessing tor on Chrome browser. If you have any other better and easier method or if you are stuck at any step then, please let us know in the comments section below.