Enable or disable private browsing in mobile browsers

Private browsing keeps your device from saving your browsing history, and blocks cookies. You'll need to turn off private browsing if you want to change your password, or have your browser remember your sign-in info.

Change private browsing settings

iOS

Safari

  1. Tap the Panels icon .
  2. Tap Private.
    Note: If Private is highlighted, private browsing is enabled.

Chrome

  1. Tap the Chrome menu icon Customize Chrome button icon.
  2. Tap New Incognito* Tab.
    Note: To exit private browsing, close the Incognito tab.

Android

Firefox

  1. Tap your device's Menu button.
  2. Tap New Private Tab
    Note: To exit private browsing, close the private tab.

Native browser

  1. Tap the Panels icon .
    Tap the Incognito icon .
    Note: To exit private browsing, close the Incognito tab.

Chrome

  1. Tap the Chrome menu icon Customize Chrome button icon.
  2. Tap New incognito tab.
    Note: To exit private browsing, close the Incognito tab.