How to Turn on Incognito Mode on iPhone

The Incognito Mode feature in the Google Chrome Web browser lets you browse privately without saving your history. Use these steps to turn on Incognito Mode on an iPhone.

  1. Open the Chrome app.
  2. Touch the Tabs icon at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Choose the Incognito tab at the top of the screen.

This article continues below with additional information and pictures for these steps.

Private browsing is something that is offered by most Web browsers, and it’s something that’s useful when you want to browse without saving your history.

In Google Chrome, the private browsing mode is called “Incognito Mode.” If you use Chrome on your computer, then you may already be aware of how to use Incognito Mode in that version of the browser.

The Chrome app on your iPhone has an Incognito Mode, too, but you may be having trouble finding it. Our guide below will show you how.

How to Use Incognito Mode in the Chrome iPhone App

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.6.1. This guide assumes that you already have the Chrome browser installed on your device.

Step 1: Open the Chrome app.

open the Chrome app

Step 2: Touch the Tabs icon at the bottom of the screen.

touch the Tabs icon

Step 3: Select the Incognito tab at the top of the screen.

how to get to Incognito Mode on an iPhone

You can then touch the + icon at the bottom of the screen to start a new Incognito tab.

If you want to use the Private browsing mode in Safari you can follow a similar process. Simply open Safari, then touch the Tabs icon at the bottom of the screen, then select Private at the bottom-left.

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