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Q. How do I open a private browsing window in Chrome?

How do I go incognito in Chrome? 

Answered By: Beth Juhl
Last Updated: Jun 06, 2024     Views: 209

Most browsers have a private browsing or incognito mode to allow you to avoid clearing your browser cache but still start with a clean browsing history.  Private or incognito mode can help to diagnose technical issues by bypassing any stored credentials or pages. 

In Chrome, private browsing is called Incognito mode.  To open a new tab or window in Incognito mode,

  1. Open the Chrome Menu in the upper-right-hand corner of the browser window
  2. Select New Incognito Window.

Chrome Open Incognito Window