Google Search & Google Maps to have an Incognito Mode



Google Search & Google Maps to have an Incognito Mode

United States : Google recently confirmed that it will be introducing an "Incognito Mode" for its Search as well as Maps. The new feature is designed to offer you more privacy and security.

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About "Incognito Mode" :

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

Android :

  • On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app .
  • To the right of the address bar, tap More New Incognito tab.
  • A new window appears. In the top left, check for the Incognito icon .

Computer :
  • On your computer, open Chrome.
  • At the top right, click More New Incognito Window.
  • A new window appears. In the top corner, check for the Incognito icon .
iPhone/iPad :
  • On your iPhone or iPad, open the Chrome app .
  • Tap More New Incognito Tab . A new Incognito tab opens.
To check if you're in Incognito mode, tap Switch tabs . Swipe right to see if you have any open Incognito tabs. At the top, look for the Incognito icon .

Google recently confirmed that it will be introducing an "Incognito Mode" for its Search as well as Maps.

What happens when you browse privately :

  • Chrome won't save your browsing history, cookies and site data, or information entered in forms.
  • Files you download and bookmarks you create will be kept.
  • Your activity isn’t hidden from websites you visit, your employer or school, or your internet service provider.
Notes :

You can switch between Incognito windows and regular Chrome windows. You'll only browse in private when you're using an Incognito window.
If you see the message "Taking screenshots isn't allowed by the app or your organization," open the webpage in a normal Chrome tab.

You can switch between Incognito tabs and regular Chrome tabs. You'll only browse in private when you're using an Incognito tab.


Google Search & Google Maps to have an Incognito Mode