Firefox Private Internet Access

The Firefox Private Network has been developed in standing with the developer’s philosophy. Firefox has long had a reputation for privacy and their latest project the Firefox Private Network is testament to this. The latest offering by Mozilla promises to shroud their internet browsers in utter privacy, thus ensuring ease-of-mind safe surfing. Most Private: Tor Browser. Buy on Torproject.org. A long-established, widely-trusted privacy. Open a new Private Window from the Firefox menu. Click the menu button and then click New Private Window. The Private Browsing home page will open in a new window. Open a link in a new Private Window. Right-click Hold down the control key while you click on any link and choose Open Link in New Private Window from the context menu.

Open a new Private Window from the Firefox menu. Click the menu button and then click New Private Window. The Private Browsing home page will open in a new window. Open a link in a new Private Window. Right-click Hold down the control key while you click on any link and choose Open Link in New Private Window from the context menu. Jan 24, 2020 The Firefox Browser is not as private as you may think – especially on iOS and Android. Mozilla recently announced that they would be allowing any Firefox user a means to request Mozilla to delete stored telemetry data that is tied to said user.

Private Browsing does not save your browsing information, such as history and cookies, and leaves no trace after you end the session. Firefox also has Content BlockingEnhanced Tracking Protection, which prevents hidden trackers from collecting your data across multiple sites and slowing down your browsing.

Want to learn more? See SmartBlock for Enhanced Tracking Protection
Important: Private Browsing does not make you anonymous on the Internet. Your Internet service provider, employer, or the sites themselves can still gather information about pages you visit. Private Browsing also doesn't protect you from keyloggers or spyware that may be installed on your computer. To learn more, see Common Myths about Private Browsing.

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There are two ways to open a new Private Window:

Open a new Private Window from the Firefox menu

  • Click the menu button and then click .

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The Private Browsing home page will open in a new window.

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Open a link in a new Private Window

  • Right-clickHold down the control key while you click on any link and choose Open Link in New Private Window from the context menu.
Tip: Private Browsing windows have a purple mask at the top.
  • Visited pages: Pages will not be added to the list of sites in the History menu, the Library window's history list, nor in the address bar drop-down list.
  • Form and Search Bar entries: Nothing you enter into text boxes on web pages nor the Search bar will be saved for Form autocomplete.
  • Download List entries: Files you download will not be listed in the Downloads Window after you turn off Private Browsing.
  • Cookies: Cookies store information about websites you visit such as site preferences, login status, and data used by plugins like Adobe Flash. Cookies can also be used by third parties to track you across websites. See How do I turn on the Do Not Track feature? for more information about tracking. Cookies set in private windows are held temporarily in memory, separate from regular window cookies, and discarded at the end of your private session (after the last private window is closed).
  • Cached Web Content and Offline Web Content and User Data: Temporary Internet files (cached files) and files that websites save for offline use will not be saved.
Note:
  • New passwords and bookmarks you create while using Private Browsing will be saved.
  • Any files you download to your computer while using Private Browsing will be saved.

Firefox is set to remember history by default but you can change this setting in your Firefox Privacy OptionsPreferencesSettingsPreferences:

  1. In the Menu bar at the top of the screen, click Firefox and select Preferences.Click the menu button and select ...
  2. Select the Privacy & Security panel and go to the History section.
  3. Choose Use custom settings for history from the drop-down menu and check the Always use private browsing mode setting.
    • Alternatively, you can select Never remember history from the drop-down menu, which is equivalent to always being in Private Browsing mode.
  4. Restart Firefox.
Important: When Firefox is set to Always use private browsing mode or to Never remember history, you won't see a purple mask at the top of each window, even though you are in Private Browsing mode. To restore normal browsing, go to your Privacy & SecurityOptionsPreferencesSettingsPreferences and uncheck Always use private browsing mode from your Use custom settings for history settings (or select Remember history from the drop-down menu) and restart Firefox.

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  • You can always remove recent browsing, search and download history after visiting a site.
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