Monday, October 19, 2020

Why Do Chrome Extensions Not Work in Incognito Mode in Google Chrome and How to Make It Work

Must Read

The New iPhone 12 Pro has Crazy Improvements from iPhone 11 Pro

Although we usually do not write about news content because many publications do a fabulous job covering that, I...

5 Websites that Let You Create Disposable Temporary Email Accounts

If you have landed on this page looking for a way to create a disposable or temporary email address,...

What are Temporary / Disposable Email Accounts? What is their Use?

You may have come across the term temporary email addresses for disposable email accounts while having some tech-related conversations...
Asif Ahmed
Asif Ahmedhttp://techtippr.com
Founder and Cheif Editor of Techtippr, Get in touch with me on Twitter or Enjoy my Stories on Instagram. I think they are interesting. :-)

If you are a Google Chrome user you may know that the Chrome extensions that can supercharge your Google Chrome browser experience are actually not available in the Incognito mode, which is also one of the most useful features of Google Chrome.

So why don’t the extensions not work in Incognito mode?

The Incognito mode actually means that your browsing activity is not being tracked because Google is not tracking or saving cookies to the browser, this is why you will find yourself logged out in almost all the accounts for which you have already logged in when you browse through Google Chrome.


And the fact that Google Chrome extensions can record your browsing history, it would mean that they would be able to collect your browsing data from the Incognito mode.

While it shouldn’t bother us, Google still wants to play it safe and has disabled it by default and the good news is that you can enable it.

So, how to enable Chrome extensions for Incognito mode

Enabling the Google Chrome extensions for Incognito mode is pretty simple, you can head over to the extensions section by clicking on the vertical three dots on the top right-hand side and then clicking on More tools, to find the Extension.

Once the list of extensions opens, click on the details button of the particular extension you want to work in incognito mode.

After clicking the details button the details for the particular Chrome extension would appear and one of the options would be to allow it in incognito mode.

Google would also mention the warning that Google Chrome cannot prevent extensions from recording your browsing history.

It shouldn’t really bother to a lot of us if we use Incognito mode for casual browsing or checking our other accounts by logging into them.

But you should really stay away from it if you are a privacy freak and do not like to be tracked by your browser.

Can check out more tips and tricks about Google Chrome and the extensions that supercharge this amazing Browser.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

15 − eleven =

Freshly Published

The New iPhone 12 Pro has Crazy Improvements from iPhone 11 Pro

Although we usually do not write about news content because many publications do a fabulous job covering that, I...

5 Websites that Let You Create Disposable Temporary Email Accounts

If you have landed on this page looking for a way to create a disposable or temporary email address, I am quickly sharing five...

What are Temporary / Disposable Email Accounts? What is their Use?

You may have come across the term temporary email addresses for disposable email accounts while having some tech-related conversations or overhearing them somewhere. If it...

How to Transfer WhatsApp from Android to iPhone

Being the only Tech guy around, I am the only one who gets bombarded with different tech questions from extended family.And interestingly, moving WhatsApp...

Download PUBG Mobile Lite Game for Your Under Powered Mobile Phone

Update: After Indian Govt Ban on PUBG Mobile, the games Pubg Mobile and Pubg Mobile Lite have been removed from Play Store. But the...

More Articles Like This