Private browsing is a useful tool that every decent web browser offers. This feature has a different name, depending on the browser that you are using. Google Chrome calls it Incognito, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge name it InPrivate, while Firefox and Opera title it Private browsing. In this article, we show you how to enable private browsing in all the major web browsers and how to check whether you're browsing privately using incognito windows or tabs:
If you don't want your web browser to keep your browsing history, your cookies and site data, temporary files, searches, and the information you entered in forms, then you have to use a form of private browsing. Google Chrome calls this mode Incognito, Firefox and Opera calls it Private Browsing, while Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge call it InPrivate. Read this guide and learn how to create a shortcut that automatically starts your web browser using its private browsing mode.
Clearing the cookies in Google Chrome is a simple process if you want to delete all the cookies stored. However, some of these cookies are useful, as they keep you signed in on websites and remember your preferences, so it makes sense to view cookies in Chrome before clearing them. This tutorial illustrates both how to see and how to clear cookies on Chrome, whether it is the ones stored by a specific website or all the ones you've ever visited:
If you're worried about your online privacy, it helps to clear the cookies stored by your Android browser, whether it's Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera (Mini), or Samsung Internet. While cookies save your preferences to offer a more personalized browsing experience, they also allow sites to track you and gather data about you. This tutorial illustrates the steps you need to take to clear the cookies on your Android device when using Chrome, Samsung Internet, Firefox, or Opera (Mini):
Knowing how to use Google Chrome's media control options comes in handy, as it allows you to manage the media content you have open in Chrome, from your current tab. This is particularly useful for those of us with a short attention span, who jump from one video or song to the next. It can also help you immediately identify and silence any noisy tab, without frantically clicking on each Google Chrome tab or window that you have open. Read this tutorial to learn how Google Chrome's media hub can make your life easier:
Did you hear about DNS over HTTPS? Do you want to know what DoH is? Why this new security standard that encrypts DNS requests is important, and why you should use it? In this guide, we answer all these questions, and show you how to enable DNS over HTTPS in Google Chrome, which is the most popular web browser today. There's plenty of ground to cover, so let's get started:
Adobe Flash used to be one of the most widely used technologies for displaying media-rich content on the web. However, as web content creators moved away from it and towards the faster and more secure open web technologies, even Adobe threw in the towel, announcing they would stop supporting Flash at the end of 2020 and determining major tech companies like Google to do the same. Flash's phase-out from Chrome has now reached the stage where it is blocked by default, but you can still use it if you need to access websites that rely on it.
You might have chosen to use LastPass as your password manager. However, you might also still have some passwords saved in your favorite web browser, but not in LastPass. Furthermore, there may be situations in which you also have some of your passwords stored in a CSV file. In either case, now that you've switched to LastPass, you want to import all your passwords, from everywhere, to it. Here is how to import passwords into LastPass from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and Microsoft Edge:
LastPass helps your security by making all of your passwords different. Keeping up with that data might become essential to your ability to quickly login to many of your accounts. Ideally, you would have all your passwords stored in LastPass. However, at some point, you might want to export all your passwords from LastPass to a CSV file that you can then import in another browser, or, why not, even print them on paper.
Web browsers, including popular ones such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge, and even Internet Explorer, can store your passwords. It is a useful feature to have in your web browser, as it makes it easier for you to sign in to your online accounts. However, if you are considering changing your primary web browser, or switching to a password manager, you might want to move all your passwords from the old web browser to the new one. A tedious way is to do it site by site, password by password.