Chrome incognito tabs can now be blocked for Android users

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  • To do this, go to Chrome settings on your Android phone and tap Privacy & Security. Now enable “Lock incognito tabs when Chrome is closed”. If you enable this option, every time you use an incognito tab after your device is locked, you’ll be prompted to access the tab using the lock screen. This feature does not affect public tabs. As mentioned earlier, this feature was launched by Google while sharing tips for securing Chrome for Privacy Day. Other tips include running Chrome security checks regularly on your desktop and mobile devices.

  • Google has introduced a new feature for Chrome users on Android. This feature allows users to lock incognito tabs whenever they leave the app. The company recently shared security tips for Chrome users in a blog post. One such tip was to lock incognito tabs when users end their Chrome sessions. When you come back, you can use your biometrics to access Chrome’s incognito tabs. In the post, Google said the feature will be available to all Chrome users on iOS and will be rolled out to Android users as well.

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