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How to configure Burp Proxy to work with an external browser

Note: These steps are only necessary if you want to use an external browser for manual testing with Burp. If you prefer, you can just use Burp's embedded browser, which is preconfigured to work with Burp Proxy already. To access the embedded browser, go to the "Proxy" > "Intercept" tab, and click "Open Browser".

Burp operates as web proxy server, sitting as a man-in-the-middle between your browser and target web applications. If you want to use an external browser with Burp instead of Burp's preconfigured Chromium browser, you need to perform the following configuration steps: