Private browsing is one of Safari features where Safari will not memorize the browsing history, search history and autofill information. This matter fits for some situations like when we’re using a device that not belong to us but we borrow it for a while from our friend. By activating private browsing feature, the site that we visit will not able to be tracked and it will give a comfort to the device owner because we’ll not leave some history to their Safari history.
Private browsing is not related to further security like VPN, ISP or admin site can track your browsing activities. Moreover, this private browsing feature is only usefull for some cases. On iOS 6, private browsing setting is not practical to use because we have to activate it through Settings >> Safari >> Private Browsing, swipe it on. Apple made private browsing access easier on iOS 7. How to activate private browsing on safari iPhone or iPad?
Steps activate private browsing on safari iPhone or iPad
Step for activating private browsing
The preparation: launch Safari
Step 1: Tap show all tabs icon
Step 2: Tap Private,
Safari menu bar theme will turn into dark grey color.
Step to deactivate Private browsing, follow the steps above then tap Private again.