With the arrival of a new version for Google Chrome on iOS comes an interesting novelty for the iPhone: lock and unlock tabs incognito using Face ID or Touch ID, the two biometric methods of iOS.
It is still an experimental function, although it is easy to activate in a matter of seconds and does not involve risks. Let’s tell how to lock incognito tabs with Face ID and Touch ID, a new feature of Chrome for iOS that you can enjoy now.
How to lock incognito tabs with Face ID or Touch ID
The new update to Google Chrome for iOS comes with a special feature from experiment mode: blocking tabs incognito with Face ID or Touch ID. Basically, when we exit Chrome, tabs in incognito will be locked automatically, being only possible to view them if we authenticate biometrically within the browser.
To activate this function we have to do it from the experimental functions of Google Chrome, so you just have to follow the steps that we tell you below. Remember that you have to have the browser updated to the latest version.
- Open Google Chrome
- Write in the address bar chrome: // flags
- Now, in the search bar of this menu, type Device Authentication for Incognito
- Activate the option by setting it to ‘Enabled’
- Close Google Chrome and reopen it
- Now, go to ‘Settings’, ‘Privacy’ and activate ‘Block incognito tabs when closing Chrome’
Done, with these simple steps your incognito eyelashes will be safeYou will only have to enter Face ID or Touch ID to unlock them, so no one will be able to access them without your permission, even if the mobile is unlocked.