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Protect Your Browsing Privacy: Tips for Secure Web Browsing

Introduction to Browsing Privacy

When using web browsers, your browsing data and history are stored, raising privacy concerns. Learn how to safeguard your online activities.

Using Incognito Mode

  • Accessing Incognito Mode: In Google Chrome, click on the three dots at the top and select "New Incognito Window".
  • Private Browsing: Incognito mode allows you to browse privately, preventing others from tracking your online activities.
  • Limitations: While browsing history is not saved, downloads and bookmarks may still be retained.

Clearing Browsing Data

  • Navigating to Settings: Click on the three dots, go to "Settings", then select "Privacy and Settings".
  • Clearing Data: Choose "Clear Browsing Data" to remove browsing history, cookies, and other stored information.
  • Advanced Options: Advanced settings allow clearing download history, passwords, and more.

Enhancing Privacy and Security

By regularly clearing browsing data and utilizing incognito mode, you can maintain privacy and security while browsing the web.

Learning Outcomes:
  • EDSQ Unit 5 LO 13.2
  • Remote Working LO 1.1.4