How To Browse Use Incognito Mode

May 16th · 2 min read

Guardio Research Team
Guardio Research Team

Browsing the internet can be a fun and relaxing activity, but sometimes you may want to keep your browsing habits confidential. This is where incognito browsing comes in handy. Incognito browsing is a way to browse the web without saving any information about which sites you visit or what you do on those sites.

There are a few different ways to browse incognito:

Use a private browsing window:

In most web browsers, you can open a private window by clicking on the menu in the top-right corner and selecting "New Private Window" or "Incognito Mode." This will open a new window where your browsing history will not be saved.

Use an incognito browsing mode:

This mode won't save your browsing history, cookies, or other information about your web activity. Incognito modes are available in most web browsers, including

  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Opera

To start browsing in incognito mode, open your web browser and click on the menu in the top-right corner. Then, select "New Incognito Window" or "Incognito Mode."

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Use a VPN:

A VPN (virtual private network) encrypts your web traffic and routes it through a server in another location. This makes it difficult for anyone to track your web activity. Many different VPNs are available, and you can use a VPN with most web browsers.

Use Tor:

Tor is free software that anonymizes your web traffic by routing it through a series of servers. You can use Tor with most web browsers. This makes it difficult for anyone to track your web activity.

Use a proxy server:

A proxy server is a server that acts as an intermediary between your computer and the internet. Many different proxy servers are available, and you can use a proxy server with most web browsers. When you use a proxy server, your IP address (and other personal information) is hidden from the sites you visit.

Clear your browsing history:

If you don't want to use a private browsing window, you can still browse incognito by clearing your browsing history. To do this, click on the menu in the top-right corner and select "History." You can click "Clear Browsing Data" and decide which data you want to delete. Keep in mind that this will only delete your browsing history from your current session; it won't delete any saved passwords or cookies.

Change your privacy settings:

You can also change your privacy settings to make it more difficult for people to track your web activity. To do this, click on the menu in the top-right corner and select "Settings." You can click "Privacy" and change your browser's privacy settings.

Install a privacy extension:

There are many different privacy extensions available for most web browsers. These extensions can block cookies, trackers, and other forms of data that scammers can use to track your web activity. With incognito browsing, you can browse the web without worrying about your browsing history being saved. This can be useful if you want to keep your browsing habits private or if you want to avoid seeing ads based on your previous web activity.

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