How to Open Edge InPrivate Mode

What is Edge InPrivate?

InPrivate is a browsing mode that doesn’t save:

  • Browsing History
  • Form data
  • Cookies and site data

Also, keep in mind that this browsing mode has some limitations. Let’s find out what they are.

  • Your download history does not show downloads made in InPrivate browsing mode. However, the downloads were saved to your device.
  • InPrivate allows you to create bookmarks.
  • Your ISP, school, or employer can still track you.
  • InPrivate mode disables the extensions by default, except for the ones you’ve allowed.

Now let’s see how to open it on PC (Windows 11), Android (Pixel 4a running Android 12), and iPhone (iOS 15.2).

PC

Open the Edge browser. Press CTRL + Shift + N.

That’s it.

Alternatively, you can follow any of these methods:

Method #1

In the taskbar, right-click the Edge shortcut. Choose the “New InPrivate window” option.

Method #2

Launch the Edge and click on the three horizontal dots at the top-right. Choose the “New InPrivate window” option.

Method #3

You can also open Edge in InPrivate mode from Command Prompt, and you need to use this command for that: start msedge -inprivate

After typing the above command, press the Enter key.

Android or iPhone

Here are the steps:

Open the Edge app and hit the three horizontal dots button at the bottom.

Select “New InPrivate” if you’re on Android. If you’re on iPhone, select the “New InPrivate tab.”

That’s all.

Alternately, you can follow the steps below:

The “Tab” icon is next to the three horizontal dots button at the bottom. Tap on it. Hit “InPrivate” and then tap the “+” icon.

That’s all.

Thanks for reading.


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