Turn Private Browsing on or off on your iPhone or iPod touch

When you use Private Browsing, you can visit websites without creating a search history in Safari.

Private Browsing protects your private information and blocks some websites from tracking your search behavior. Safari won't remember the pages you visit, your search history, or your AutoFill information.

How to turn on Private Browsing

  1. Open Safari on your iPhone or iPod touch.
  2. Tap the new page button 
  3. Tap Private, then tap Done.

While Private Browsing is on, Safari appears black or dark instead of white or gray.

How to turn off Private Browsing

  1. Open Safari on your iPhone or iPod touch.
  2. Tap the new page button .
  3. Tap Private, then tap Done.

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