In today’s world of escalating cybercrime and online hacking, it’s imperative to stay safe when browsing the net. That’s why it’s a great idea to turn on Private Browsing in Safari on your iPhone or iPad. Once enabled, this private mode allows you to browse the web without being tracked. Moreover, Safari will not keep any record of what sites you visit, what you search for, or even the AutoFill information. So let’s set it up.
- How to Turn ON Private Browsing in Safari on iPhone or iPad
- How to Turn OFF Private Browsing in Safari on iPhone or iPad
How to Turn ON Private Browsing in Safari on iPhone or iPad
Step #1. Launch Safari on your iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on Tab icon from the bottom right corner.
Step #3. Up next, tap on Private from the bottom left corner.
You have successfully enabled Private browsing in Safari. From now onwards, you can browse the web without having to worry about being tracked. Moreover, cookies or caches too won’t be anonymously stored in your device.
How to Turn OFF Private Browsing in Safari on iPhone or iPad
Supposing you have enabled Private browsing to prevent advertisers or developers from tracking you but you no longer want to keep it enabled, how would you disable it? It’s just as simple. Follow all the above-mentioned steps and then tap on the Private button to turn Off Private browsing.
You can now enable private browsing whenever you wish to. However, although it’s a useful security feature, there’s another aspect too. For instance, if you have kids, they may access inappropriate content in private mode. Therefore, you also have the option to permanently disable private browsing on Safari. So, do you prefer to turn it on or off? Share your thought in the comments below.
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