Your browsing history should be yours alone. Here’s a look at private browsing in Safari for macOS, including how to use it, why to use it, and an explanation of exactly what it does and doesn’t do to protect the privacy of your online browsing.
Private browsing is an important feature of Safari in iOS that can keep your browsing habits hidden from others who use the same device. The steps to enable private browsing are slightly different on the iPad and iPhone. We’ve already discussed private browsing on the iPhone, so here’s a brief tutorial on using the feature on the iPad.
Private Browsing in iOS is a useful and important feature, but things have changed quite a bit in iOS 7 and iOS 8. We’ll show you how to enable Private Browsing in Apple’s latest mobile operating system.
Google Chrome’s Incognito Mode is a popular and useful feature, but it takes a few steps to launch by default. We show you how to build a custom Incognito Mode shortcut, so you can launch a new instance of Chrome in Incognito Mode with just a click.
Note: We have updated instructions for using Private Browsing in iOS 7. The instructions below still apply to iOS 5 and 6. A reader recently asked for help with their iPad: Safari’s navigation bars had turned black, and the reader didn’t know why or how to fix it. The short answer is that the reader had inadvertently enabled Private Browsing in Safari, but it got us thinking that perhaps a more detailed look at this useful, but little-known, iOS feature…