Nowadays, we are more concerned about our privacy online; it is because almost all the websites track the data of yours and sell them to 3rd parties. It is tough to keep yourself hidden from those advertisements that you searched a while ago, but you end up purchasing them anyhow.
The trick to keeping yourself away from being tracked online is to use the incognito mode in Google Chrome. While opening the incognito mode is easy, but many users search for other ways to use the Chome’s incognito mode by default. In this article, we will help such users how to open Google Chrome In Incognito mode always.
Google Chrome is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS, and we do not doubt that it is the best web browser and used by most of the users these days. There are many other browsers, such as Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Brave, etc. Google Chrome stands aside and on top of all the browsers in the crowd. And if we compare them, then Google Chrome wins in terms of flexibility and synchronization over cross-platform. It even has a massive database of extensions and plugins which are available for free in the Chrome Web Store.
The incognito mode is the best feature of Google Chrome that prevents your browser from saving the history, cookies, searches, and other private data of yours when you are in the browsing session. However, the incognito mode plays an anonymous role that doesn’t save any browsing data, and each time you will have to enter the username/passwords manually to login to certain websites. Due to this, most people do not want to use private browsing permanently.
How To Open Google Chrome In Incognito Mode Always
In order to open Google Chrome in incognito mode by default, you will have to make a few changes to Google Chrome’s properties. However, you will always be able to open the normal browsing mode in Chrome by clicking the 3 dots on the right top.
Step 1. Right-click on the icon of Google Chrome browser on the desktop and select properties
Step 2. In the next window, select the ‘Shortcut’ tab.
Step 3. Now add ‘-incognito’ to the end of the text in the target box, as shown in the screenshot below. (Give a space after chrome.exe”)
The final result will appear like this:
Modified: “C:Program FilesGoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe” –incognito
Step 4. Now click on the ‘Apply’ button and in the next popup, you need to click on ‘Continue.’
Step 5. Next, you need to change the icon. Type “On the Google Chrome properties, click on ‘Change Icon’ and enter this “%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” and press enter.
Step 6. Now from the list of icons, select the hidden icon and then click on ‘Ok’.
That’s it; you are done! This is how you open Google Chrome in incognito mode always. I hope this article helped you share it with your friends as well. Comment below if you are facing any issue in running Google Chrome in incognito mode by default.