Google Chrome browser has a private browsing feature that lets you to browse in stealth mode. This feature is similar to Internet Explorer 8’s InPrivate Browsing, Safari’s Private Browsing and Firefox 3.1 Private Browsing Mode.
What does incognito private browsing mean exactly? Chrome’s Incognito mode opens a new window tab, where you can browse websites, this feature stops recording the sites you visit. No browsing information is added to the history, auto fill, downloads window or anything. It won’t save or cache any personal information you enter on online forms you fill out or page history (pages you visit), as if you were never there.
You can switch regular Chrome browsing windows that you have open and back to incognito mode while you are incognito mode.
Note: Incognito private browsing mode prevents your browsing from saving your site visit activity, but it won’t stop your internet service provider, employer (if you use office computer) to see what websites you have visited.
Major browsers – Surf in Private Stealth Mode
Internet Explorer 8 – InPrivate Browsing
Firefox 3.1 – Private Browsing Mode
Safari – Private Browsing
Google Chrome – Incognito mode
How to enable Chrome Private Browsing(Incognito mode)
Enabling Private Browsing is easy,
Open Chrome >> top right, click New Incognito Window
A new window will open and to be in private mode (see below screenshot).
Keyboard shortcut to open an Incognito window: Press Ctrl + Shift + N.
Exit & Close Incognito mode
Close the Incognito window browser to exit