Use the private tab in Firefox for Android to visit web pages without saving your history, passwords or site preferences.
What does Private Browsing not save?
- Visited pages
- Form and Search entries
- Downloads (downloaded files will still be saved to your device, but they will not appear in Firefox's download history)
- Temporary Internet files (cached files)
Get a truly private browsing experience with Firefox for Android. Use the private tab to visit websites without being traced or tracked.
Private Browsing will:
- Prevent history, passwords and entries from being saved
- Stop autofilling forms and search fields
- Block cookies
- Block temporary Internet files
- Block third-party tracking elements on web pages you visit. (Tip: You can turn this off at any time. See Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox for Android)
Open a private tab
- Open a blank, private tab: Tap the Firefox below the screen on some devices or at the top-right corner of the browser) , then tap . button (either
- Open a link in a private tab: Long-tap on a link to bring up a menu and choose .
View open private tabs
Tap the tab icon at the top of your screen, then tap the mask icon to view the sites you've opened in Private Browsing.
To close a tab, tap thenext to the tab you want to close. You can also close all open tabs by tapping the menu button, then .