- 1 What is Safari Private Browsing?
- 2 Does Safari save private searches?
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
What is Safari Private Browsing?
Safari is a popular web browser that comes pre-installed on all Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads and Mac computers. One of the features that Safari offers is the ability to use a private browsing mode, also known as “Private Browsing Window” or incognito mode.
How does incognito mode work?
When you use it, the details of your browsing aren’t saved, and the websites you visit aren’t shared with your other devices. Safari won’t remember the pages you visit, your search history, or your AutoFill information.
What information is not saved when using it?
Your browsing history: Safari will not keep track of the pages you visit.
Your search history: Safari will not save the keywords you searched.
Your AutoFill information: Safari will not save any personal information you enter on websites, such as your name, address, or credit card number.
Temporary files: Safari will delete any temporary files, such as cookies, when you close the window.
Does Safari save private searches?
The short answer is no, Safari does not save private searches when you are using the Private mode. As mentioned above, when you use Private Browsing, Safari will not remember the pages you visit, your search history, or your AutoFill information.
How to enable Private Browsing in Safari?
On a Mac computer, you can enable it by clicking on “File” in the top menu bar and then selecting “New Private Window”.
On an iPhone or iPad, you can enable it by opening Safari and tapping the “Private” button in the bottom-right corner.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will Safari remember my browsing history after I close the Private Browsing window?
No, Safari will not remember your browsing history after you close the Private window.
Can other people see my browsing history?
No, other people will not be able to see your browsing history.
Can websites still track my activity?
Can I save bookmarks?
Yes, you can still save bookmarks. However, these bookmarks will only be saved for the current session and will not be accessible in your regular browsing history.
In conclusion, Safari’s Private Browsing mode is a useful tool for protecting your temporary browsing data, such as your search history, form data and cookies. However, it is important to keep in mind that it does not prevent websites from tracking your activity.