Private browsing is a privacy feature in some web browsers to disable browsing history, cookies and web cache. Private browsing has multiple uses, but can be particularly useful if you have access to more than one account where the logins can conflict.

This page outlines how to open a private browsing window across commonly used web browsers.

Google Chrome

  1. With Google Chrome open, click the menu button on the top-right of the window

  1. Click New Incognito Window

Firefox

  1. With Firefox open, click the menu button on the top-right of the window

  1. Click New Private Window

Safari for Mac

  1. With Safari open, click the File menu on the top-left of the screen
  2. Click New Private Window

Microsoft Edge

  1. With Microsoft Edge open, click the menu button on the top-right of the window

  1. Click New InPrivate window

Safari for iOS

  1. With Safari open, tap the overlapping squares icon on the bottom-right of the screen
  2. Tap Private