How to Always Start Browser in Private Browsing Mode

When you use private browsing mode, your browser doesn’t remember your history, searches, cookies, or other private data after you finish browsing.

Start Browser in Private Browsing Mode:

1. Google Chrome

To make Google Chrome always open in incognito mode, follow these steps:

Find the shortcut you use to open Google Chrome, like on your desktop or in the Start menu.
Right-click the shortcut and choose “Properties.”
If you’re using a shortcut on the taskbar, right-click the Google Chrome icon on the taskbar, then right-click “Google Chrome” again, and select “Properties.”
Add “-incognito” to the end of the text in the “Target” box.
Make sure to add a space before typing “-incognito.”

 -incognito

Private Browsing in chrome

Click “OK” to save your changes.
Now, whenever you use this shortcut to open Google Chrome, it will automatically start in incognito mode.

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To undo this change later, just edit the shortcut and remove “-incognito” from the “Target” box.

2. Microsoft Edge

To set Microsoft Edge to always open in InPrivate Browsing mode, do the following:

Right-click the Microsoft Edge shortcut and choose “Properties.”
Go to the “Shortcut” tab.
Add “-inprivate” to the end of the text in the “Target” box.
Remember to include a space before typing “-inprivate.”

 -inprivate

Private Browsing in edge

Click “OK” to save the changes.
Now, whenever you use this shortcut to open Microsoft Edge, it will automatically start in InPrivate Browsing mode.

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