How to Enable TLS/SSL Certificates in Web Browsers

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Enhance Web Browser Security: Procedure to Enable TLS/SSL

By now you probably know that SSL Certificates provide an easy and effective platform to secure communication. As a customer/visitor of any website, you always want to be on the safe side so that no 3rd party steals or tampers the sensitive information being sent by you. For that, you first need to enable TLS/SSL Certificates in your web browser. An SSL certificate is of no use whatsoever if your browser has not enabled it.

So, here is the step-by-step guide to enable TLS/SSL certificates for secure communication on different web browsers.

Enable SSL/TLS in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Here is how to enable TLS/SSL certificate on Internet Explorer.

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Select the Tools option or press Alt + X
  3. Click the Internet Options tab
  4. Go to the Advanced tab and keep scrolling till Security category comes up
  5. Now check the boxes for the TLS/SSL version you want to enable
  6. Click OK
  7. Close the browser and open it again

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Enable SSL/TLS in Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Press Alt + f and click on settings
  3. Select the Show advanced settings option
  4. Scroll down to the Network section and click on Change proxy settings button
  5. Now go to the Advanced tab
  6. Scroll down to the Security category
  7. Now check the boxes for your TLS/SSL version
  8. Click OK
  9. Close the browser and open it again

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If you are facing any SSL error in Google Chrome, here is the guide to troubleshooting chrome SSL errors.

Enable SSL/TLS in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox
  2. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter
  3. In the search field, type tls
  4. Double click tls.version.min from the shown preference names
  5. Now type the integer value according to the TLS/SSL version you want to enable
  6. Click OK
  7. Close the browser and open it again

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Enable SSL/TLS in Opera

  1. Open Opera
  2. Press Ctrl + F12
  3. Scroll down till the Network section comes and click on Change proxy settings button
  4. Click on the Advanced tab
  5. Scroll down to the Security category
  6. Now check the boxes for the TLS/SSL certificate you want to enable
  7. Click OK
  8. Close the browser and open it again

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About Mit Gajjar

I have been working as SSL security expert for 6 years and i have assisted to plenty of users to solve their technical issues while installation of SSL certificates on their web servers. It’s really great experience working with Platinum Partner Company CheapSSLSecurity to offer the most reliable SSL certificate security solution on the internet. Being Platinum Partner Company of Symantec, GeoTrust Thawte, Comodo, and RapidSSL, CheapSSLSecurity offers the cheapest SSL certificates security on the internet which starts at just only $3.20/yr.