Onion Browser Button

Onion Browser Button

Easily browse the internet using TOR proxy with just one click!

Onion Browser Button
What is Onion Browser Button?
Onion Browser Button is an independent Chrome extension that allows one-click connection to the TOR network for browsing. Independently developed and maintained, this tool requires a separate patch for operation and isn't affiliated with the official Tor Project. Always ensure your PC or Mac is connected to the TOR network before use.
Stats
By: Sevina
Users: 20,000+
Rating: 3.57 (44)
Version: 0.2.4 (Last updated: 2023-07-11)
Creation date: 2019-11-30
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • proxy
  • storage
  • notifications
Host permissions:
  • https://check.torproject.org/*
Size: 96.86K
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Onion Browser Button
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Summary

Onion Browser Button is an extension that let you easily connect to TOR network in your browser (browse under TOR proxy).

Important note: this addon does NOT belong or relate to Tor® project and has NO affiliations with Tor® anonymity software or website at all. It is basically an unofficial extension that is developed and maintained independently by its author.

Before using the addon please make sure your computer (PC or MAC) is connected to TOR. If you do NOT know how to connect your PC or MAC to the TOR network please read the following. A separate patch is prepared, to help users easily connect to the TOR network. In order to get the patch please visit this (https://github.com/jeremy-jr-benthum/onion-browser-button/releases) GitHub repo and download (mac.zip) or (win.zip) files.

After downloading the patch to your computer, please follow the below steps to connect your machine to TOR network.

  1. If you have Windows machine, please download and unzip "win.zip" file to your computer, and if you have Mac download and unzip "mac.zip".

  2. For windows machine, please open downloaded "win" folder and run "run.bat" file within the folder. For Mac please open "win" folder and run "run.sh" file.

  3. You will see the screen with 6 options. In order to start TOR connection on your computer, please press 1 on your keyboard, once "Tor is connected successfully!" message is displayed, you can use Tor Browser Button add-on to connect your browser to the TOR network. To stop TOR connection please press 2. In order to get a new TOR identity, please press 5 and to restart TOR connection, please press 6 on your keyboard.

Note: to report bugs, please visit addon's homepage (https://mybrowseraddon.com/tor-button.html) and fill the bug report form.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Works well
  • Easy to use
  • Allows access to .onion websites
Cons
  • Difficult to set up for some users
  • Does not work for all users
  • Does not work on all operating systems
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work
  • Difficult to set up
  • Doesn't work on Mac
  • Doesn't work on certain versions of Windows
Recent reviews
i don't know how to use it. could i get some help i tried reading the instuctions first.
by Animekid batts Animekid batts, 2024-01-18

You need to run a batch file that launches a Tor connection in cmd, then go back to Chrome... It's essentially just the Onion browser with extra steps. What's the point?
by Lance Crick Lance Crick, 2024-01-10

Last login: Fri Oct 27 11:04:47 on console sionnachpro@SionnachPros-MacBook-Pro ~ % sh /Users/sionnachpro/Desktop/mac/run.sh /Users/sionnachpro/Desktop/mac/run.sh: line 3: ./node: No such file or directory doesn't seem to want to run on my Mac.
by Todd McKean Todd McKean, 2023-11-28
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Safety
Risk impact

Onion Browser Button is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Onion Browser Button has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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