How to surf on the internet anonymously?

Published on March 24, 2018

Users surf the web either through the use of Chrome or any other type of browser. The user’s computer saves some of the data on the website that one is visiting as a part of their browser history. However, what most don’t know is that Chrome does not need to collect the data. Users who want to keep their identity anonymous can quickly do so even with a platform like Chrome. Here’s what you should do to keep your unknown identity intact on the web:

Use a VPN

The first step that you must take is to switch to the use of a VPN. There are a lot of articles online that provide you information about how you can install and use a VPN. A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It allows users to connect to the internet in a more secure manner. Furthermore, it prevents others from using the same network. Users can treat the service as being able to surf in a steel tube, wherein the personal data is harder to see and collect.

Switch to Incognito

Google Chrome and most other browsers offer a feature called ‘incognito mode.’ This feature allows users to surf the internet, without their data being the collection. In other words, the ‘incognito mode’ prevents a browser from saving any data from the websites that one visits. This service includes cookies, history, or the data that one might consider using before entering into a web form. To use incognito mode, follow these steps:

i)    Click the three dots on the top right of your browser.

ii)    Choose “New Incognito window.”

iii)    Begin browsing.

iv)    To exit incognito mode, close the open window.

Make use of ‘Guest mode.’

‘Guest mode’ is the option that you must opt for if you are making use of someone else’s computer. This particular feature helps in the surfing experience of the individuals.

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