Turn Private Browsing on or off on your iPad

When you use Private Browsing, the details of your browsing won't be saved, and the websites you visit won't be shared with your other devices. 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 iPad.
  2. Touch and hold the Tabs button .
  3. Tap New Private Tab .
    iPad with Safari tab options menu open

While Private Browsing is turned on, the Safari address bar will appear black or dark instead of white or grey, and the buttons will be black instead of blue.

How to turn off Private Browsing

  1. Tap the Tabs button .
  2. Tap Private  to show the Tabs Groups list.
  3. Tap [number] Tabs  at the top of the Tabs Groups list.

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