Use incognito mode in Opera for Desktop

Geek 2.0 - June 01, 2020

Use incognito mode in Opera for Desktop - Intertuto

Guide that helps you use the incognito mode in opera for Desktop on Windows and Mac OS X. Read the content.


            If a large amount of data will operate on your device while browsing the web, it is to improve your later browsing sessions. Several conveniences are offered by the files which start from the recording of the websites visited to copies of local web pages intended to speed up loading times during the next visits. What is horrible is that once these files are obtained in the wrong part, they can present big security and privacy issues. Risk that is common often if you use a computer or shared device.

In this case, opera provides you with a private browsing mode containing all the data at the end of a browsing session. It's easy to activate private browsing mode. This article is for you a guide to achieve it but on Windows and Mac. First of all, you must first open your opera browser.

N.B: this article is only intended for users running the web browser will operate on Mac OS X and Windows operating systems.

Windows users

 In the upper left corner of your browser, select the Opera menu;

 Select the New private window option after the drop-down menu appears.

Instead, you can also use the Support keyboard shortcut, pressing Ctrl + Shift + cannot toggle N.

For Mac Os X users

 At the top of your screen, select File from the opera menu;

 Select the New private window option after the drop-down menu appears.

Instead, this keyboard shortcut can help you get there too: COMMAND: missing operand + N + Shift can't toggle.

You will see to the left of the name of the tab in use the do not disturb hotel style icon indicating that the private browsing mode is now activated. While you are browsing, data components such as Browsing history, cache, cookies are not saved on your hard drive when the active window is closed. They are automatically deleted, but the passwords that you have saved and the files that you have downloaded will not be deleted.

•             Navigation history

A list of URLs for each site previously visited is stored by opera except their addresses which are not kept if the private browsing mode is active.

• Temporary Internet cache or files

Its components are: images, multimedia files and sometimes entire web pages. Although cache files are stored locally on your hard drive and used during future visits to the same websites to access page load times and to avoid making a request to the server at all times, you do have a guarantee that by using the private browsing mode that the cache files will not be kept during the stop of Opera.

•             Cookies

Even though cookies are small, locally stored text files, many websites use them to store user-specific settings and other unique information, such as login information. In addition to this, many sites use them for the purpose of tracking. If the private browsing mode is active, sites are not authorized to save cookies that may last on your hard drive.

Everything given to you in this tutorial has been for you a guide to help you use private browsing mode in opera for Desktop on Windows and Mac OS X. Fortunately, it was easy with simple steps given for two operating systems. It is up to you to follow them only.




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