Google Chrome, Create an incognito window: Tech Tricks

Surf incognito in Chrome

By Patrick Stafford
Thursday, 31 May 2012

tech-tricksSometimes you may want to browse on the internet without marking where you’ve been.


New browsers usually include a feature for a type of browsing session that excludes recording your history.


In Chrome, it’s easy to open an “incognito window”. To do so, just open up a new window, and then press ctrl+shift+n.


A new window will open up, and whatever you browse through there won’t be recorded in the history.

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In Safari, go to Safari>Private Browsing… to achieve the same thing.
Domenic Lattari , June 01, 2012
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