How to always open Chrome in Incognito mode on Windows 11 or 10?

There are basically two ways that you can use to surf the Internet through Google Chrome. One of these is the Normal mode and the other is Incognito Mode. The main difference between these two is that in the latter none of your browsing history, cookies and site data, or information entered in forms are saved on your device. This means your activity doesn’t show up in your Chrome browser history, so people who also use your device won’t see your activity. If you’d rather utilize a keyboard shortcut, simply press Ctrl + Shift + N after starting the Chrome browser on your computer to launch an incognito Chrome window.

But you have to go through this process again each time you open an incognito Chrome window which can be too much work.

This risewindows article will assist you in case you want to make Chrome open an incognito window by default. This is the procedure.

How to always open Chrome in Incognito mode on Windows 11 or 10?

Use the following steps to always open Chrome in Incognito mode on your Windows 11/10 computer:-

Step 1: First, open the Registry Editor on your computer.

Step 2: Next, copy and paste the next path into the Registry Editor’s address bar and press the Enter key:-

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies

Step 3: Right-click on the Policies key and then select New, Key, from the menu that appears.

Step 4: Set Google as the name of this key.

Step 5: Right-click on the Google key once more and choose New, followed by the Key option.

Step 6: Set Chrome as the name of this key.

Step 7: Next, click on the Chrome key and go to New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 8: Set the name to IncognitoModeAvailability.

Step 9: At this point, double-click on the just produced DWORD and change its “Value data” to 2.

Step 10: Finally, press the OK button.

Once you complete the above steps, your Chrome browser will always open in Incognito mode. That means the above steps will disable the normal mode completely.

That is it.

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