If you like Google Chrome and keeping your browsing private, use Incognito mode. Here’s how to always start Chrome in incognito mode by default.
If you like Google Chrome and keeping your browsing private, use Incognito mode. In the past, we explained how to go about starting Chrome and other popular browsers in Incognito mode however here’s a handy trick for always starting Chrome in incognito mode by default.
Start Chrome in Incognito Mode by Default
First, right-click the desktop icon or from the Start menu rename the icon something that you can easily recognize.
Here I’m calling it Chrome Incognito. Then right-click the icon again and select Properties.
In the Target field, scroll to the end and after the closing parentheses, Type:
On my computer, the target now looked like:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --incognito
The path may vary so don’t just copy and paste the above. Just drop –incognito after the parentheses as mentioned above.
Click OK to save your change.
Now any time you click on the icon you just created, it automatically starts in Incognito mode.
If you’re not a Chrome user, check out how to automatically run Firefox in Private Browsing mode.