If you sign in temporarily on a computer, phone, or tablet that doesn’t belong to you, use a private browsing window.
- A public computer that’s available to lots of people, like at a library or internet cafe
- A device that you’ve borrowed from a friend or family member
If you share a device or browser with people you trust, you can set it up for multiple people. Learn how to share Chrome with others.
Browse in private
If you sign in on a device that’s used by other people, follow the steps below. That way, others won’t be able to:
- Use your IPA Account
- Find out what searches you did or sites you visited
- See that your account was signed in
Note: Browsing in private might work differently on various browsers. Read the details when you follow the instructions to browse in private.
1. On a computer, open a browser, like Chrome.
2. Open a private window. To learn how, select your browser:
3. On a computer, open a browser, like Chrome.
4. Open a private window. To learn how, select your browser:
a. Go to your IPA account and sign in.
b. When you’re done using the web, close all private windows or sign out. To sign out:
- On the top right, click your profile image, initial, or email address.
- Click sign out.
If you can’t browse in private
1. Open a browser
2. Before you sign in and after you sign out, clear the browser’s cache, cookies and browsing history: