How to use Incognito Mode in YouTube App [Easy Steps]

The browsing history and users private data collection is now the main topic in terms of online security and privacy. While most of us quite aware that most of the online browsing or apps companies are selling its user’s private data to third-party companies for a long time. That’s why the use of VPN and Incognito/Private browsing mode becomes suddenly useful and popular all over the world currently. Google now brings the private mode for its YouTube application as well. Therefore, if you want to keep your YouTube browsing history private then you should follow the steps which are mentioned below on how to use Incognito Mode in YouTube app easily.

It’s also worth mentioning that enabling the Incognito mode will work best for you if you’re already logged into YouTube via Google account. That means without signing out, you can freely browse YouTube contents easily and privately.

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Incognito Mode in YouTube App

Steps to enable Incognito Mode in the YouTube Application

  • Make sure that you have updated your YouTube app to the latest version.
  • Now, open the YouTube app > go to your Profile section from the top-right corner.
  • You will find a bunch of options in that list. Just tap on the Turn on Incognito option.
  • Confirm the Incognito mode by selecting GOT IT and you’re done.
  • Now, you will see a bar on the bottom of the app window which will show You’re Incognito.

How to Turn Off the Incognito Mode in YouTube App

In order to turn off or disable the incognito mode easily on your YouTube app, you just need to tap on the Incognito icon from the top-right corner. This will show you a popup Turn off Incognito. Tap on it and you’re back again to the normal mode.


Now, most of the browsers and mobile applications are coming with Incognito/Private mode option to provide a secure browsing up to an extent. As we all know, nothing is secured and private when you’re online. Still, we want to try our best to keep it safe. Meanwhile, some of the advanced users prefer to use VPN services for more reliability and security. Even the Opera Browser recently updated with a inbuilt VPN service which will come in handy.

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