Private browsing mode helps user to access the internet in a safe environment. Using the internet in the private mode will prevent the web browsers from saving our cookies, searches, history and other personal information.
While accessing some confidential information over the internet, it is suggested to use the private browsing mode, so that the user details cannot be accessed by others. Some users need to access their private information very frequently, however, opening the private browsing mode repeatedly will be stressful.
Also read: What Is Private Browsing?
What if we double click the browser icon and it will directly opened in the private browsing mode? Isn’t it cool to have this feature, without going through such repetitive steps. So, here we will cover the steps to directly open the most commonly used web browsers in the private browsing mode on Windows.
Note: Kindly unpin the web browsers from the taskbar before going through below steps.
Directly open the Internet Explorer in the private browsing mode
- Right click on Internet Explorer or its shortcut and click on Properties.
- Now go to the Target box then place a single space and write -private at the end, then click on OK.
- Internet Explorer is ready to open directly in Private mode.
Directly open the Google Chrome in the private browsing mode
- Right click on Google Chrome or its shortcut and click on Properties
- Now go to the Target box then place a single space and write -incognito at the end, then click on OK.
- Google Chrome is ready to open directly in Incognito mode.
Directly open the Mozilla Firefox in private browsing mode
- Right click on Mozilla Firefox or its shortcut and click on Properties.
- Now go to the Target box then place a single space and write – private at the end, then click on OK.
- Mozilla Firefox is ready to open directly in the Incognito mode.
It is suggested to access the private data securely over the internet by using the private browsing mode and these steps will definitely help to provide a secure browsing environment even if we forget to go into the private browsing mode.