Private mode (“incognito mode”) is a special feature when browser stops to record the history of visits and does not work with temporary files and cookies. This feature is implemented in every modern browser and using it you can roam across the Internet without leaving traces of your activities. Work in the privacy mode can be parallel to the main session – when you turn on this feature, it opens a new browser window, while all the old tabs remain open. When you want to return to normal mode, simply close the second browser window and continue to work – no cache, no history of visits or autocomplete forms will not be saved. In this text, we will how to configure the Incognito Mode in Mozilla Firefox.
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How To Configure The Incognito Mode In Mozilla Firefox
Entering Incognito mode
To turn on the Incognito mode in Firefox follow these steps:
Open the menu by pressing the button in the upper right corner of the window (the icon made of three parallel stripes). Find the “New Private Window” in the drop-down menu and click on it.
After performing these actions, a new window will open and it will be announced with an appropriate message that Firefox is running Incognito mode.
Important! If you don’t want the history of visited sites to be saved, the browsing should be made from the Incognito window (indicated by a corresponding icon at the top). Any action taken in the first copy of the browser will result in the saving of visited sites as it normally does.
In that case, if you are accustomed to accessing to the applications settings with a keyboard, or you are in a hurry, you can use shortcuts to enter Mozilla Firefox incognito mode. Just press the «Ctrl» + «Shift» + «P», and then immediately opens a new browser window, running in Incognito mode.
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