How Do You Do Private Browsing in Mozilla Firefox?


Open a private browsing window in Mozilla Firefox by clicking the menu button in the Firefox browser and selecting New Private Window from the options. Open a link in a new private browsing window by right-clicking on the link and selecting Open Link in New Private Window from the pop-up menu.

  1. Open the Mozilla Firefox browser

    Open the Mozollla Firefox program, which displays a non-private browser window by default. Anything you do in this default window is not private.

  2. Click the menu button

    Click the menu button in the Firefox browser window, which is located in the upper right-hand corner. It looks like three horizontal lines and is located next to a button that looks like a house.

  3. Select the New Private Window option

    After you click the menu button, a menu will pop up. Locate and click the New Private Window option, which is in the middle of the top row.

  4. Use the new private browsing window

    Use the new window that pops up to do your private browsing. If you need to open a link privately, right click on the link and choose the Open Link in New Private Window option. Private browsing windows have a purple mask at the top of the right-hand side of the page.

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