Incognito mode is a privacy feature in browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Safari that hides your browsing history from being saved. It can be useful for people who want to keep their online activity private, but it can also be confusing to some users.
Luckily, there are several ways to disable incognito mode on iPhone and iPad. This tutorial will walk you through the steps.
How to turn on incognito mode
Incognito mode is an important feature of the Google Chrome browser that can be used to keep your online privacy intact. It also helps you to avoid annoying tracking cookies and ads while browsing the web. However, it’s not entirely secure, so you should only use this feature when necessary and if you’re sure you can trust the website you’re browsing.
In order to enable incognito mode on your iPhone, you’ll need to install the Chrome app from the App Store or iTunes. After installing it, open the app and then tap the three-dot menu icon at the bottom of the screen.
After tapping the ‘New Incognito Tab’ option, you’ll be able to start browsing privately without any cookies or search history being saved. This is especially useful if you want to make sure your loved ones don’t know what you’re doing on the internet.
You can even lock your incognito tabs behind device authentication – this is particularly useful when you have to share your phone with someone else and you don’t want them to be able to view your private browsing session. Once you’ve enabled this feature, any incognito tabs won’t be visible to anyone until you authenticate with either your Face ID or Touch ID on your phone.
If you’re using a Mac, you can also turn on incognito mode by creating a desktop shortcut. This is a very simple process and requires just a few steps.
Once you’ve created the shortcut, you’ll need to add a single space “-incognito” at the end of it in Target field through Properties. Once you’ve done this, you can double-click it and it will automatically launch the browser in incognito mode every time.
How to turn off incognito mode
Incognito mode is a privacy-focused browser feature that allows you to browse the internet without storing your search history or cookies. It is useful for people who want to keep their browsing history private or are using public computers and don’t want others to view it.
It’s also handy for parents who want to keep their children’s browsing history private and don’t want them viewing inappropriate content. However, it’s important to note that Incognito mode does not stop internet providers or other apps from saving your activity.
To turn off incognito mode, open the Chrome app on your iPhone and tap Switch tabs at the bottom. You’ll then see all of your open Incognito tabs. Swipe right to close one or all of them.
You can also close a tab by tapping the X at the top right of the screen. If you have multiple open Incognito tabs, it’s best to close all of them at once to prevent them from running in the background.
Alternatively, you can also disable incognito mode by editing the Chrome app’s registry. This will prevent it from running in the background and stop other users from seeing your private browsing sessions.
Once you’ve changed the settings, restart your Mac and reopen Google Chrome to see your changes take effect. It’s also a good idea to backup your entire computer to avoid losing data if something goes wrong with the changes.
In addition, you can also block certain websites from being displayed on your phone. For example, you can limit adult sites or allow only those that you approve of.
How to switch between incognito and regular windows
If you are using Chrome on your iPhone or iPad, it is important to know how to switch between incognito and regular windows. Incognito mode lets you browse the web without saving data such as your search history or cookies. This feature is a privacy boon for those who want to avoid having their information recorded by websites or companies.
You can use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + N (Windows) or Command + Shift + N (macOS) to open an incognito window. Alternatively, you can right-click any link and select Open Link in Incognito Window.
Another way to quickly switch between incognito and normal windows is by installing an extension called Incognito Tab Switch. This extension adds a button to the bottom right corner of your browser that switches your current tab between incognito and normal modes.
The extension is free and works on both Mac and Windows devices. It is easy to install and use.
When you use the extension in your normal browsing session, it automatically switches your tabs between incognito and normal windows as you switch from one page to another. It also allows you to save and restore your tabs & windows with an auto-saver function.
A similar extension called Multi-Window Vertical Tab Manager does this for multiple applications. It has a tab switcher that allows you to move between all your windows in just a few taps.
There are also some useful keyboard shortcuts for switching between applications. Win/# is a good one for moving from application to application or application to taskbar. Alt-tab and alt-shift-tab work in reverse as well.
How to exit incognito mode
In Chrome, you can use the Incognito mode to access websites that you can’t normally visit in public. This mode can be a great way to keep your online activities private. However, it’s also possible to use it for dangerous reasons. For instance, if you are using the computer at work or you have children at home who may be able to access anything they want via the Internet, it can be a huge risk to be in Incognito mode.
Fortunately, there is a way to get out of incognito mode without leaving your browsing history behind on the web. The process works for both desktop and mobile versions of the browser.
First, launch the Chrome browser on your iPhone or iPad and open a new tab. Next, tap the three dots icon in the top-right corner of the screen to view more options.
You’ll see the option to “new incognito window.” Click this to bring up a menu of options. Here, you can select a new window and then click the Exit incognito button.
After this, you can open a regular window again. You can also switch between incognito and regular windows by tapping the square icon at the bottom of the screen.