How to use browser extensions and add-ons in incognito mode

Xiaobai Software  2023-07-18 11: 15  read 179 views

Extensions are useful tools that allow you to more easily complete certain tasks while browsing the web.When you're using Google Chrome or Firefox, your extensions will appear in the toolbar, allowing you to access them anytime you need them.

But sometimes, you might prefer to browse in incognito or private mode.Browser extensions are not automatically enabled when browsing in incognito mode.That's because the very nature of incognito mode is to keep your activity private.


Fortunately, you can enable browser extensions in incognito mode.Here's how to enable Chrome and Firefox.

How to Enable Chrome Extensions in Incognito Mode

If you like using Chrome's incognito mode but want to enjoy the benefits of using Chrome extensions, you can enable Chrome extensions in just a few steps.The specific method is as follows:

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Tap the three-dot icon in the upper left corner.


3. Go to Extensions.

4. Click "Manage Extensions".


5. Click the details of the Chrome extension you want to use.


6. Scroll down to the "Allow Incognito" option.

7. Turn on the switch.

How to Enable Add-ons in Firefox Private Window

If you prefer to browse in Firefox's private mode, you can easily enable Firefox add-ons to make it work in private mode.You just need to follow these steps:

1. Open the Firefox browser.

2. Tap the menu button.

3. Select Add-ons and Themes.


4. Go to Extensions.


5. Click the three-dot icon next to the plugin you want to use.

6. Click Manage.

7. Find the "Run in a dedicated window" box, and click Allow.


Enjoy using extensions while browsing privately

Browsing in incognito mode doesn't mean you have to miss out on using your favorite extensions.Now that you know how to enable browser extensions in incognito mode, you will never miss out on the benefits of using add-ons and extensions.

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