Firefox Data Saver Add-on To Save Data While Browsing Webpages

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Here comes a free Firefox add-on that helps to automatically save data while browsing webpages on Firefox browser. The name of this add-on is “Google DataSaver proxy for Firefox“. This add-on works in the same manner as Google Chrome for Android and official Data Saver extension for Chrome browser.

It automatically optimizes images, JavaScript, HTML, and other possible areas that can be optimized, which as a result help to save your data. The add-on also works even if you are browsing in private mode, but not for HTTPS requests. There must be many other ways or add-ons to save data while using Firefox, but this Google DataSaver proxy for Firefox seems to be quite a simple solution.

data saver add-on firefox

In the screenshot above, you can see the pop-up of this Firefox add-on. The pop-up shows ‘Statistics‘ which contains Monthly and Present Day Savings. You can also reset both these ‘Stats’ as per your need. Apart from this, you can also check the original size of all the webpages you have browsed so far and total savings done by this add-on for all those pages. If you want, you can also turn off Data Saver in a single click whenever you want.

Note: When you don’t want to use this add-on anymore, you first need to turn off data saver and then uninstall the add-on. This will help you use Firefox normally.

You may also check some free Proxy Management Addons For Firefox.

Using This Google DataSaver proxy for Firefox Add-on:

The add-on is really simple to use. In fact, you don’t have to do anything as the add-on works automatically after installation. Just use this link to install this Firefox add-on and its icon will appear on the browser toolbar.

Now it will start saving your data while exploring webpages on Firefox. To check if the add-on is really working or not, you can click the add-on icon to open the pop-up. The pop-up will show actual data and saved data. Data saving is also visible in percentage.

data saver stats

Another simple way to test this add-on is to save an image from the actual page and compressed page. You will see the image size is lesser than the original size in the compressed webpage.

That’s it! When you have to access any webpage normally, you can simply turn off Data Saver using the available button in the pop-up.

The Verdict:

This add-on is surely helpful for Firefox users when they are using slow data connection or data amount is less. This add-on automatically optimizes webpages for you and save the data silently. It is also very easy to turn off this add-on. You can give it a try.

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