The Firefox web browser offers private browsing, which disables the ability to save web activity such as cookies and browsing history. This allows the user to browse the Internet without leaving traces of their activities and local information or data that may be retrieved later.
Firefox Private Browsing is also called incognito browsing or privacy mode because it allows Firefox to save information about user activity (such as searches, browsing history, etc.) after closing all private windows. prevents the deletion of such data. Click to browse the web incognito with Firefox Ctrl + Ceiling + P buttons or go to the Firefox menu and select A new private window. *
*Note: Note that “private browsing” does not mean that your online activity is completely private, as it does not hide your identity from the websites you visit or your browsing behavior from your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
Why Disable Firefox Incognito Browsing Mode?
Although Firefox’s Private Browsing feature is a good practice to prevent others from seeing and learning about your online activities, especially when you share your computer with others or use shared computers (eg , in Internet cafes), on the other hand, you may want to avoid it. so that someone under your control (for example, your children) can hide their activities from you.
In this guide, we’ll show you the steps you need to take to turn off Private Browsing in Firefox on Windows.
How to turn off private browsing in Firefox.
To remove “New Private Window” from the Firefox menu options:
1. Close Firefox.
2a. press at the same time Windows + R buttons to open the run command window.
2b. In the Run command field, type regedit and press Enter.
3. After entering the registry editor, navigate to the location shown below.
4. Right click Politics select the folder and select New –> Key option.
5. Name the newly created key as Mozilla.
6. Then, right click enabled Mozilla folder and select it again new -> Key option.
7. Name this key as Firefox.
8. Now right click at Firefox press and select New –> A DWORD (32-bit) value.
9. Rename this new value Turn off PrivateBrowsing.
10. Finally, double click enabled Turn off PrivateBrowsing and write under Value information 1. Click when done OK and near registry editor.
11. Now open Firefox. The Firefox menu should not have a “New Private Window” option.*
*Note: To re-enable private browsing in Firefox, reopen the registry editor and configure it Turn off PrivateBrowsing to the value of 0or turn off the Mozilla A key-folder under the Policy folder, in the following registry location:
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