The Google Chrome Web browser is a free software application designed by Google for viewing Internet sites. Even though most people aren’t concerned about data privacy, a few people do not want their data shared with others. Therefore, it is common for people to clean the browser history or run the browser in incognito mode on Chrome to avoid these problems.
Suppose you are a Windows user who wants to ensure your browsing history is protected. If you are someone who wants to keep your browsing history safe, this RiseWindows article will guide you on how to do that. To surf the internet privately, you can permanently set Chrome to open in incognito mode, which always opens in this mode. Therefore, when you open the Chrome browser, it will automatically run in an incognito mode by default. What does this mean? The browsing history will automatically delete once the browser has been closed.
How to Get a Chrome Incognito Icon on your Desktop?
You must make a few changes to always open Chrome in incognito mode. First, you must add a Chrome incognito icon on your Windows 11 or 10 PC. It will help you to open the Chrome browser from the desktop shortcut.
To open the Chrome browser from the desktop shortcut. For that, use the following steps:-
Step 1. Firstly, navigate to the Chrome installation directly (usually, C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application) and then right-click on /keybt]Chrome.exe[/keybt] (executable file). Now, select
Step 2. Now, select
Once you complete the above steps, you will get a shortcut to the Chrome application on your desktop.
Step 3. Then, right-click on the new Chrome shortcut icon on the desktop and select the
Step 4. After that, navigate to the
Step 5. Next, in the Target box, at the end of the text, give a space and type
Step 6. Now, click
Step 7. Then, click
Double-click the newly created Chrome shortcut icon, which will open Chrome browse in incognito mode. At the same time, you can also use the previous shortcut icon of Chrome to open it in normal mode.
Step 8. After that, if you want to change its icon, again right-click on this Chrome shortcut icon on the desktop and select the
Step 9. Then, click on the
Step 10. So, click on the
Now, you can open google chrome in normal or incognito mode by choosing the appropriate shortcut icon from the desktop.
To access the incognito Chrome from the Start menu, you can pin it to Start. To do that, right-click on its shortcut icon on the desktop and select the
If you want to pin the incognito Chrome to the taskbar, it is straightforward in Windows 10, but you have to do one more step on Windows 11. Right-click on its shortcut icon on the desktop and select
Now, choose the
Once you complete the above steps, Chrome incognito will be added to the taskbar of Windows 11/10. You can open Chrome in incognito mode by clicking on its icon from the taskbar. Once you complete the above steps, Chrome incognito will be added to the taskbar of Windows 11/10. You can open Chrome in incognito mode by clicking on its icon from the taskbar.
That’s it for the article.
I hope you will understand this post very well.
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