Like Chrome’s Incognito mode, Microsoft Edge also comes with InPrivate browsing, which lets you browse the web without leaving behind browsing history, cookies, etc. Edge’s InPrivate browsing feature is good if you don’t want to be tracked for online activities on a shared Windows 10 PC. When you browse the web using the Edge InPrivate feature, all the browsing history, including cookies, site data, passwords, addresses, and form data, gets erased once you close the Edge browser.
How to Open the InPrivate window in Microsoft Edge from Windows 10 Taskbar?
If you have pinned the Edge browser to the taskbar, right-click on its logo in the taskbar and select the New InPrivate window.
Alternatively, Open the Edge browser from the Start menu or desktop shortcut. Now, right-click on its logo in the taskbar and select the New InPrivate window.
Now, a new InPrivate Edge browser window opens. While InPrivate browsing, you will see Incognito on the top right corner.
How to Open a Link into the InPrivate window?
It is also possible to open a link in the InPrivate window during browsing the web. Let’s see how you can do it?
Step 1. Open Edge browser and visit your favorite website.
Step 2. In Microsoft Edge, right-click a link and select Open link in the InPrivate window.
How to Open the InPrivate window in Microsoft Edge from Edge?
Step 1. Open the Edge browser.
Step 2. Click on the Settings and more (three dots) menu or use shortcut keys
Step 3. In the drop-down menu, select the New InPrivate window. Alternateily, you can use the shortcut keys
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