Google chrome comes with tons of features, and that makes it one of the best Internet browser of the Internet world. For anonymous web browsing, it has a great feature named Incognito Window or Incognito Mode. Let’s know some details and tweaks about the function.
What is an Incognito Window?
Incognito window is an indispensable feature of Google’s chrome to surf the Internet anonymously. It does not make your surfing completely anonymous, but it prevents chrome to store your browsing data like history, downloads, auto fill, and dialog box information.
If you are using a public computer, then you can use this function to protect your privacy.
How to Activate Incognito Mode?
There are two simple ways to activate Google chrome incognito mode.
Method-1: Open chrome and click on Menu (three lines), from the top-right corner of the window. Now click on New incognito window to activate the mode.
Method-2: Or you can press Ctrl+Shift+N to open it.
How to Enable Chrome Extension in Incognito Mode?
There is a problem with chrome this feature. Extensions do not work when you use the private browsing feature. Chrome disables them, because it doesn’t know how they affect with your personal data when you are using anonymous web surfing.
There is a way to enable extension in the private browsing window, but you have to do it manually. Let’s know how to do it.
1) Open Chrome’s extension page by going Menu >> Tools >> Extensions or you can go directly by manually enter chrome://extensions/ in Chrome’s address bar.
2) Now you’ll see the list of extensions that are installed in your chrome browser. To enable a extension in incognito browsing, just tick the “Allow in incognito” option. Now you are done!
Not all extensions can be enabled in Incognito mode. In which extension has “Allow in incognito” option can only be able to work on incognito window. If you have any question regarding to this, then feel free to comment below.