If you’re concerned about privacy and you don’t want third-party websites to know what you’re doing on your iPhone, you can disable private browsing in Safari. This setting is available on the iPhone, but third-party browsers can access it as well. To block this from happening, you can delete any third-party browsers on your iPhone or restrict the download of third-party apps. The same methods will work for the iPad and iPod Touch.
Privacy benefits of private browsing
Using private browsing on an iPhone can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars on your internet bills. Not only does private browsing prevent your search history from being stored locally, but it also prevents websites and third-party advertisers from seeing what you browse. The most obvious benefit of private browsing is privacy. It makes sure that whatever you’re browsing will be gone as soon as you close your browser.
However, you should remember that Private Browsing won’t protect you from viruses, data phishing, or hacking attempts. It also won’t protect you from financial or identity theft. Websites and servers can still see what you’re doing, but they can’t record it.
Private browsing is also useful when you’re on a public computer or using someone else’s device. When you’re using a public computer, you don’t want anyone else to see what you’re doing. The ability to hide your browsing activity from others is particularly helpful when you’re visiting a friend’s or public computer. Then, when you’re done, you can close the private browsing window and clear all temporary browsing data.
Disabling private browsing in Safari
To disable Private Browsing on iPhone 6, go to Settings > General > Privacy > Private browsing. From there, tap the ‘x’ in the lower right corner of the tab group to close it. This will turn off Private Browsing and return the browser to its normal state.
To enable private browsing on iPhone 6, open the Safari app. Touch the menu icon on the home screen or go to the App Library. Tap “New Private Tab” to open a private browser. Once the private browser has opened, open a website you want to browse. Tap the two square icons in the bottom right corner of the screen to select “Private browsing.” Tap the + icon to open more tabs in private browsing mode.
If you have installed third-party browsers on your iPhone, you may find it difficult to disable private browsing in Safari permanently. However, you can prevent private browsing in third-party browsers by blocking the installation of new ones.
Turning off Incognito mode
If you want to protect your privacy on your iPhone, you should turn off Incognito mode. Incognito mode is a setting that prevents your browsing activity from being saved in your search history. By default, your browser is Safari, but you can also turn off Incognito mode in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. First, you need to open the settings menu in Safari. You will need to enter a passcode in order to get into the settings menu. Once you’re in there, follow the steps below.
You can also turn off Incognito mode by switching to private browsing mode. Generally, people who use private browsing don’t want their online history traced. In this mode, they can access websites that are blocked in public mode. Private searching also saves search terms and websites that are not available in public mode. The downside to private browsing is that your ISP or network administrators may be able to see this information. If you’re using private browsing mode, it’s important to know how to turn it off on your iPhone.
Usually, you can turn off Incognito mode in Safari by simply closing all your open Incognito tabs. You can also disable Incognito mode on your iPhone by accessing the Restrictions menu or the Safari settings menu. To enable private browsing mode on your iPhone, go to the Settings app, Allgemein > Safari, and then select Private from the menu.
Blocking third-party browsers
Blocking third-party browsers on iPhone 6, is a simple and easy way to keep your screen free of advertisements. First of all, you can enable the “unknown sources” option in your settings. This will enable your iPhone to install applications from outside of the Apple Play Store.
You can also use the built-in features of the iPhone to block websites. However, you should note that this feature is only available on iOS devices that support Screen Time. To enable Screen Time, you need to enter a four-digit passcode. On the next screen, you can enter the URL of a website that you want to visit.
If you are unable to use third-party browsers, you can opt to use a free ad-blocking app. Norton’s Ad Blocker is one such app. This is a free application that is also part of the Norton antivirus software. Another popular ad blocker is Purify, which works by blocking ads but includes a whitelist so that you can allow advertisements on specific websites. Its developers claim that the blocker will result in four-fold speed improvement and half reduction in data usage. To enable Ad Blocker, you have to toggle the switch in the Settings application.