How to Open inPrivate Tabs and New Tabs in Edge Android?

Learn how to open a new inPrivate tab or New Tab in Microsoft Edge for Android. The InPrivate tab is very similar to InCognito mode in the Chrome browser.

The user’s privacy has been a major concern in this digital age. An article published by researchers detailed that on average a person generates 2 MB of personal data ever minute of browsing.

The Microsoft Edge browser based on chromium engine is done a great job with enhanced privacy settings as well as multi-tasking with browser tabs.

The private browsing helps in maintaining the privacy of user without storing any records like browsing history, cookies and cache files, login passwords, etc. A similar feature is also available in the chrome browser which is known as incognito mode.

While private browsing helps in maintaining privacy, the new tabs options help in multi-tasking. Using the tabs feature, you can browse through multiple website pages without closing an active page. The switch between tabs is quite easy and painless.

Related: How to Open InPrivate Window and New Tabs in Edge Computer?

The only difference between private browsing and new tabs is browsing history and storage. The new tab stores all the information within the browser, while the private browser will auto-delete upon exit.

How to Open InPrivate Mode in Edge Android?

You can easily start a private browsing session within the Edge chromium for android. As I mentioned, it does not store any records of browsing or leaves any trace about you.

Here are the steps to open the inPrivate (incognito) tab in Microsoft Edge for Android:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge for Android.
  2. Tap on the Tabs icon.
  3. Switch to the inPrivate tab.
  4. Tap on the plus add icon sign at the bottom to open a new Private tab.

You can open multiple private tabs and browsers separately without any issues. In order to close tabs, hit on the X icon on the tab.

New Tabs and InPrivate mode in Edge Android

You can also delete all the existing open tabs using the Trash icon. This will close all the running InPrivate tabs in the Edge Android browser.

How to Open New Tabs in Edge Android?

Just like private browsing tabs, one can open multiple new tabs that are just an extended tab of running sessions. However, the sessions with normal tabs are recorded and stored in browser storage as well as history.

Here are the steps to open a new tab in Microsoft Edge for Android:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge on Android.
  2. Tap on the Tabs icon.
  3. Tap on the plus add icon sign at the bottom to open a new tab.

New Tabs in Microsoft Edge for Android

Just like the private tabs, you can open multiple new tabs as well as close them using the X command. If you want to close the tabs in bulk, then hit on the Trash icon.

Video demo on InPrivate and New Tab in Edge Android

Here is the video demo on how to open new inPrivate tabs and new tabs in Microsoft Edge for Android OS.

How to Open InPrivate and New Tabs in Microsoft Edge Android?

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Bottom Line — Edge Android inPrivate and New Tab

The Edge browser on Android phone supports the incognito private browsing like chrome browser. One can easily add new tabs, switch between the tabs and also close all the tabs in one go. The new tabs can also be added in private browsing mode easily.

Similarly, you can also open inPrivate and new tab browsing in Edge computer. The Edge browser on windows or mac computer can also launch the new window with separate browsing tabs.

Have do ever tried inPrivate mode in Edge Chromium for Android? What are your thoughts?

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

WindowsMacOSiOSAndroidLinux
Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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