How to launch or start a web browser in a Private or incognito session

You have a few options to launch or start each web browser in a Private or Incognito session.  InPrivate in Microsoft Edge, InPrivate Browsing in Internet Explorer is referred to as Incognito in Chrome, Private window in Firefox and Opera.

 

Start InPrivate window in Edge browser

·In the Microsoft Edge browser, click on the 3-dotted, Settings and More, icon and select New InPrivate window.

  • With Edge open the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+P to launch the InPrivate Browsing session
  • Right-click on the Edge taskbar icon and select New InPrivate window.

 

Start InPrivate Browsing in Internet Explorer

  • To launch InPrivate Browsing in Internet Explorer, click on Tools > Safety > InPrivate Browsing.
  • With Internet Explorer open the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+P to launch the InPrivate Browsing session.
  • Right-click on the IE taskbar icon and select Start InPrivate Browsing.

 

Start Incognito Mode in Chrome

  • To launch Incognito In Chrome click on the 3-dotted, Customize and control Google Chrome, and select > New incognito window.
  • With Chrome open the keyboard shortcut for Chrome is Ctrl+Shift+N to launch the Incognito session.
  • Right-click on the Chrome taskbar icon and select New incognito window

 

Start Private Browsing in Firefox

  • Launch Mozilla Firefox browser in private browsing mode, click on Open Menu > New Private Window.
  • With Firefox open the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+P to launch the Private session.
  • Right-click on the Firefox taskbar icon and select New private window

 

Start private browsing in Opera

  • To launch Opera click on Customize and control Opera click on New private window.
  • With Opera open the keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+N.
  • Right-click on the Opera taskbar icon and select New private window will also start private browsing.
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Article ID: 70040
Created
Fri 1/11/19 1:51 PM
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