Article ID : 00020748 / Last Modified : 08/30/2016

How to use the InPrivate Browsing feature of the Windows User Interface (UI) version of the Internet Explorer browser.

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Follow these steps to turn on the InPrivate Browsing feature.

  1. Point to (but do not click) the lower-right or top-right corner of the screen, and click to select the Search charm.

    Search

    NOTE: The Windows Logo + Q key combination will also take you to the Search screen.

  2. In the Search screen, click the Apps category, and then click the Internet Explorer icon.

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  3. In the Internet Explorer screen, right-click an empty section of the screen, and in the upper-right corner of the screen, click the Options icon then, from the menu, click New InPrivate tab.

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The InPrivate Browsing feature is now turned on.

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