How to Use Incognito Mode in Google Chrome

Celebrities know all about going incognito – though it probably doesn’t work all that often.

Really, can Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie hide effectively behind sunglasses and hoodies?

We all visit websites on our laptop that we wouldn’t necessarily want anyone else knowing about.

And while deleting your browsing history will ensure that no one sees the sites you’ve visited under Chrome’s history manager.

it’s much easier to simply ensure that no traces of your browsing experience ever appear on your computer.

Here’s how to use incognito windows in Chrome, now you cen How to Use Incognito Mode in Google Chrome

What Incognito Browsing Means

When you browse privately, no one else who uses your computer can see your activity. Bookmarks and downloads are saved, however.

While you are in Incognito Mode, Chrome does not save:

Information you enter into forms

Your browsing history

Cookies and site data

About Incognito Mode

Data files are used by your computer for a variety of purposes, ranging from keeping a history of the sites you’ve visited,

To saving site-specific preferences in small text files known as cookies.

Chrome’s Incognito Mode removes most private data components so they are not left behind at the end of the current session.

Browse in private

If you don’t want Google Chrome to remember your activity, you can browse the web privately in Incognito mode. 

ComputerAndroidiPhone & iPad

1.On your computer, open Chrome.

2.At the top right, click More   New Incognito Window.

3.A new window appears. In the top corner, check for the Incognito icon .

While in Incognito mode

Chrome won’t save the following information:

  1. Your browsing history

2.Cookies and site data

3.Information entered in forms

Your activity might still be visible to:

  1. Websites you visit, including the ads and resources used on those sites

2. Your employer, school, or whoever runs the network you’re using

3. Your internet service provider

To use “incognito” mode:

1. Click the spanner icon

2. Select “New incognito window” or hit CTRL+SHIFT+N

3. A new browser window will open. While browsing in this window.

You will not leave any traces on your computer like cookies, temporary internet files (cache), history, search history, etc.

Updated: May 2, 2019 — 10:13 am

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