Incognito mode is a tool that can be useful in many situations. It makes it easy to test account logins, it is used in teacher safelisting, and for younger students it is very helpful because it doesn’t remember the they won’t have to worry about logging out.
The keyboard shortcuts for opening a new incognito window are “ctrl”+”shift”+”n”on Windows or “⌘”+”shift”+”n” on a Mac.
You can also click on the hamburger menu at the top then select incognito mode from the list.
Steps to put Safari into Incognito Mode on student iPads:
1. Open Safari
2. Select the double boxes in the top right of the screen, next to the URL bar.
3. Select the Private option that appears in the top right of the screen.
4. Once it shows up highlighted, hit Done right next to it.
5. Once in incognito mode the search bars will be a dark grey. Even if you shut down the app completely, it will remain in incognito mode until it is manually switched back.
6. To switch Safari out of incognito mode, follow the same steps above. (Private will no longer be highlighted).