Configuring Burp to work with an external browser

  • Last updated: October 20, 2023

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If you need to use an external browser with Burp instead of Burp's preconfigured Chromium browser, perform the following configuration steps.


For the vast majority of users, this process is not necessary. Simply use Burp's browser instead, which is already configured.

  1. Check that the proxy listener is active.
  2. Configure your external browser to proxy traffic through Burp:
  3. Check your browser proxy configuration.
  4. Install Burp's CA certificate.

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