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How to Enable/Disable InPrivate Browsing in Microsoft Edge

When you use InPrivate windows, Microsoft Edge doesn't save your browsing history, and it deletes temporary data. So it can't save anything information about websites and pages you’ve visited. Here is how to quickly turn InPrivate browsing on or off in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10.


Part 1: Open InPrivate Browsing in Microsoft Edge

In Microsoft Edge, select the More icon, and then New InPrivate window.

Use new InPrivate window

You can see InPrivate windows have InPrivate sign at the top.

InPrivate browsing mode

Part 2: Enable/Disable InPrivate Browsing in Group Policy Editor

Step 1: Open the Local Group Policy Editor.

Press Win + R shortcut key to open Run box. Then type gpedit.msc and click OK.

Open the Local Group Policy Editor

Step 2: Then navigate to the following path:

Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Microsoft Edge

Step 3: On the right pane of Microsoft Edge, double click on the Allow InPrivate browsing policy to edit it.

Configurate InPrivate browsing

To Enable Microsoft Edge InPrivate browsing:

Select Enabled option. Then click the Apply button and at last click OK.

Tip: Not Configured is the default setting to enable InPrivate browsing.

Allow Microsoft Edge InPrivate browsing

To Disable Microsoft Edge InPrivate browsing, go to select Disable option.

Disable Microsoft Edge InPrivate browsing

This will disallow users use the the InPrivate browsing feature.

Disallow to use InPrivate browsing