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.
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):
DNS over HTTPS is one of the best new internet protocols designed to improve our security when browsing the web. It encrypts DNS lookups and helps in stopping third parties from snooping on your activities on the web. In the future, all the respectable browsers are probably going to enable DNS over HTTPS by default, but that is not the case right now. If you use Mozilla Firefox and want to turn on DNS over HTTPS, here's how to do it on your Windows PC and Android smartphone or tablet:
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.
Once one of the most widely used technologies for displaying media-rich content on the web, Adobe Flash has been deprecated and is now on its way out. Although, by default, Mozilla disabled Flash in their beloved Firefox in preparation for the platform's end of life (scheduled by Adobe at the end of 2020), you can still use it if you need to access websites that rely on Adobe Flash. This tutorial shows you how to unblock Flash Player content in Firefox and allow Flash to run on the sites you trust:
Are you browsing the web and you found an interesting article or tutorial? Do you want to print it, but you are annoyed by the fact that it gets printed with all the annoying ads and sidebars from the website that you are visiting? In this guide, we show you how to print any page from any website, without ads and other junk that you do not need. We cover all the major web browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Opera. Let's get started:
A hard refresh completely reloads a web page, clearing your browser's cache for that specific page. The most recent version of that web page is loaded and displayed instead, and all the elements previously stored in your browser's cache (to make that page load faster) get downloaded again. A hard refresh helps if you want to see the latest changes made to a page, ensuring that your web browser does not display an older version. In this tutorial, we show you how to hard refresh websites using the most popular web browsers available for your Mac:
Privacy is a hot topic, and our web browsers are at the center of most of our privacy battles. The first web browser that launched the private mode was Safari for Mac OS, in 2005. Since then, all the major web browsers have developed a "private browsing" mode. The privacy delivered by each browser has significant differences, and all of them fall short of our expectations about what it means to browse the web privately. In this opinion article, we want to advocate a list of features that can increase, in meaningful ways, the concept of private browsing.