It is very easy to enable Incognito mode in Google Chrome. The Incognito mode which is also known as “Private Browsing Mode” is a privacy feature added to google chrome to keep your browsing private from other people who use your device and can not see your activity.
Incognito mode in google chrome can be activated on both mobile app and desktop versions. When you enable or open a new Incognito mode (Private browsing) tab on chrome, remember that none of your browsing history, cookies and site data, information entered in forms will be saved on your device.
The Incognito mode is very useful when you are using a public or school computer that are been used by many students. Most browsers like Safari, Firefox, Edge, and Opera have the Incognito Mode feature. Moreover, the user can still save bookmarks, download, and read list items when Incognito is activated.
With the use of this feature, your activity might still be available to websites you visit, your employer or school, and the internet service provider. The website you browse will still know that you are the one browsing and can keep track of your activities. Your location will still be visible to your employer or your school, and the internet service provider.
How to enable Incognito Mode in Chrome
- On your computer or smartphone, open Chrome
- Click on the More button at the top right of the Chrome browser
- Now click on the New Incognito Window to activate the Incognito Mode (Private browsing)
Note: Browsing in google chrome Incognito mode doesn’t mean that you are completely secure. Incognito can not hide your IP address or protect you from cyber threats.