How to access ProtonMail in Private (Incognito) Mode

Google Chrome

  • In the top-right corner of the browser window, click or touch the Chrome menu  (computer) or(mobile).
  • Select New Incognito Window (computer) or New incognito tab (mobile).
  • A new window will open with the incognito icon , or
  • use the shortcut Ctrl + Shift + N

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click the menu button New Fx Menu and then click New Private Window.New Private window on Firefox, or
  • use the shortcut Ctrl + Shift + P


  • launch Safari and go to the Safari menu to Private Browsing. When you’re done, go back to Safari –> Private Browsing to disable it.
  • for iOS (mobile platform – iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch) open Safari, then tap   and by pressing the “Private” button you can switch to Private.

Internet Explorer (Microsoft Edge)

Edge on Windows 10

  • Press the Ctrl+Shift+P keys, or
  • Click/tap on the More actions button, and click/tap on New InPrivate window. (see screenshot below)

Internet Explorer

  • Press the Ctrl+Shift+P keys, or
  • click on Settings –> Safety –>InPrivate Browsing


  • the keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+N.
  • click on Opera settings button –> New private windowNew Private window on Opera browser