How to use incognito in Safari iPhone

How to Use Incognito Mode in Safari Browser (iPhone)

Learn How to Use Incognito Mode in Safari Browser (iPhone). In Safari there is a feature similar to the Incognito mode of Chrome browser called “Private”. When you enable this private browsing option the search history wouldn’t be recorded and also the data saved by different websites will not be there. 

If you want to know how to use safari in incognito mode or private mode then you are at the right place. Because in this article, I will tell you about how you can use Incognito mode in Safari on an iPhone. And the method stated works on all iOS versions including iOS 12, iOS 13 or later versions as well. So, go through the whole article below to know about it in detail. 

There are a lot of situations in life when you need to hide your search history while searching something in front of your friends or parents, and apparently, there are some situations when you don’t want your search history to be saved by your browser. At that time the Incognito Mode available in all browsers including Chrome helps us a lot. And the same mode or feature is also available in the default iPhone browser, “Safari”. 

The name of the Incognito mode in Safari is just different but its functionality is the same. But still, if you are curious about the features of the Incognito mode of Safari then I will tell you it’s featured as well at the end of this article, After stating about how to enable incognito in Safari. 

The steps are the same for all iPhones such as iPhone X, iPhone 11 or Later iPhones, and all iOS software such as iOS 13 or later versions. 

Now without wasting time let’s have a look at the steps about how to use incognito in the Safari browser of an iPhone. 

How to enable Incognito in Safari (iPhone)

Below are the steps which you need to follow if you want to use the Safari browser in incognito or anonymously without letting your search history shown or saved in your Safari browser. At the end of the steps, images are included which will help you, to recap all of them at once. And features or advantages of using Safari in Incognito are also mentioned at the end of this article. 

  1. Open up Safari Browser on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on the “Tabs” option present at the bottom right corner. 
  3. Select the “Private” button available at the bottom left corner of the screen. 
  4. Tap on “+” to open up an Incognito “Tab” or click on “Done”.
Use incognito mode in Safari iPhone
How to use incognito mode in Safari iPhone

And the Safari browser will now be using incognito or Private mode which means your search history will not be recorded at all. If you have any problems in understanding the steps then you can have a look at the above images shown in the step-by-step order.

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Now let’s have a look at the benefits of using incognito in Safari on an iPhone. 

Why to Use Incognito or Private Mode in Safari?

There are tons of benefits of using incognito or private mode in Safari, the major one is that your history isn’t saved at all. All these benefits are listed below. 

  • Prevent websites from adding “Cookies” to your Browser
  • The passwords you enter on websites are not saved.
  • No data of your search history is recorded or saved.
  • The autofill passwords are disabled on websites when incognito is enabled.
  • Your previous search history is not shown while searching for anything. 

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So, these were the features or pros of using Incognito mode in Safari, or we can say “Private Browsing Mode”. 

You know how to enable this private mode, but you may have doubts about disabling it. 

If you have doubts about how to disable this Private browsing mode then the following are the steps for you. 

How to Disable Private Browsing (Incognito) in Safari

The steps are quite simple and straightforward, you just need to keep in mind the above steps, and then you will feel the following steps as easy as ABC. 

1. Open Safari on your iPhone. 

2. Click on the “Tabs” option.

3. Tap on the “Private” option. 

How to disable private browsing safari iPhone
How to disable private browsing Safari iPhone

4. Private browsing or incognito mode is disabled.

It’s that simple, that’s why no images are included with them. 

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