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Private Browsing on Safari for iOS

As we saw a couple of weeks ago, Safari allows you to browse privately with Private Browsing mode. If previously we saw how to activate it in Safari for OS X using a keyboard shortcut this time we’ll see how to do it on an iPhone or iPad with iOS 7 .

These are the steps to activate private browsing on an iPhone :

  1. We opened Safari on our iPhone
  2. Click on the button in the lower right corner that allows us to move between tabs
  3. Click on the private area in the lower left corner
  4. We can close all open tabs or keep them
Private Browsing on Safari for iOSPrivate Browsing on Safari for iOS

These are the steps to activate private browsing on an iPad :

  1. We opened Safari on our iPad
  2. Click on the button in the top right corner to open a new tab
  3. Click on the private area in the lower left corner
  4. We can close all open tabs or keep them

To exit the private navigation the process is the same. And remember that if we are in this mode the Safari theme is dark and not white as in normal browsing, this allows us to know at all times how we are browsing.

Private browsing can be very useful in cases such as when we are on a computer that is not ours , allowing us to access different Internet services without storing our account or password. And of course, it also fulfils its main function, which is not to store the history and cache of our browsing.