When you browse the internet using your device in incognito mode, your browsing history is not saved on your device.
However, the traces of your browsing history may still be stored in the DNS cache of your device.
Here are some instructions on how to delete your incognito browsing history from the DNS cache on different devices.
How to Delete Incognito History on Windows PC:
- Press Windows + R to launch the Run Command Window.
- Type "cmd" in the Run dialogue box and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to open the Command.
- Prompt with administrative rights.
- In the command prompt window, type "ipconfig/flushdns" and press enter.
- This will delete your DNS cache and clear all traces of your recent browsing session.
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How to Delete Incognito History on Mac:
- Launch Applications and select Utilities on your Mac device.
- Under Utilities, look for the Terminal and double-click on it to launch it.
- In the Terminal window, type the command, "sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder", and hit the enter key. You will be asked to enter your password to continue.
- This will delete your DNS cache and clear all traces of your incognito browsing session.
How to Delete Incognito History on Android:
- Launch the Chrome browser on your Android device.
- In the address bar, type "chrome://net-internals/#dns" and hit Enter.
- Tap the "Clear host cache" button to delete the device's DNS cache.
- Close Chrome.
How to Clear Incognito History on iPhone:
- Swipe down from the top-right corner of the screen on your iPhone to expand Control Center.
- Tap on the Airplane Mode icon to toggle it on.
- Wait for a few seconds and then toggle it off again.
By doing this, you'll be able to get clear of all the accumulated DNS cache on your device, as well as clear your incognito mode browsing history.
It's important to clear your incognito browsing history from the DNS cache of your device to ensure that your online activities remain private.