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How to secure the "incognito tab" in Chrome with Face ID on iOS


Google Chrome browser offers some distinct features and tools to improve the user experience, and apart from only Android devices, it is also one of the most used mobile browsers on iPhone and iPad.
Given this, the company is constantly developing new features to differentiate it from Apple's Safari, and the web browser not only allows you to use incognito mode, but also offers to password protect tabs whenever you close them, while this feature allows users to apply user authentication using a fingerprint. or Face ID on Android and iOS devices for incognito tabs, respectively.
The Incognito Tabs feature adds an extra layer of security with the Face ID lock feature. This also prevents anyone from spying on your iPhone or iPad by requiring the use of Face ID to open the Incognito tabs.
You can use incognito tabs to browse the Internet and continue using the app without closing it if this option is enabled, knowing that the tabs will not become visible until your device has been validated with Touch ID or Face ID.
Here's how to lock incognito tabs with Face ID on your iPhone:
Open Chrome browser on your iOS device (iPhone or iPad).
- Tap on the three-dot menu button available at the bottom right corner of the screen.
- Go to the "Settings" tab.
Select the Privacy and Security option.
Next, you need to turn on the “Lock incognito tabs when Chrome option is closed” toggle switch.
To confirm the action, click the OK button in the pop-up menu.
- Press the Done button.