The ability to lock incognito tabs rolled out on Chrome for Android, already on iOS


Google has announced that it has added the ability to lock incognito tabs to Chrome on iOS and that the feature will also be coming to Android, with the feature already enabled for some users. Also, you’ll need to provide a fingerprint to resume an incognito browsing session that you’ve logged out of. This feature should protect your browsing from someone accidentally opening your private browsing sessions.

Fingerprint on the surface

Although this feature is already present on iOS and some Android devices, it is still disabled by default. To turn it on and increase your security, you should go. Chrome settings > Privacy and security > then switch to “Lock hidden tabs when you close Chrome.

The existence of this feature was quietly mentioned in Google’s blog. A post Chrome outlines five ways to increase your privacy. Many features like Privacy Guide, Safety Check, Clearing Browsing History, and Google Password Manager are existing Chrome features but Incognito Tab Locking is new.

If you use Chrome on Android or iOS, go to the privacy and security settings to see if you can enable this feature yet, otherwise wait a while and you should have the option available. .


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