In the latest modern web browser, there is an optional feature to get a browser window that saves not your history and cookies. That is called the Private or Incognito Mode. When you close that window, all your activity in that browser window is removed.

Furthermore, you can use also your favorite browser extension in this Incognito mode. That includes the Turn Off the Lights browser extension. Here are the steps on how you can enable the browser extension in this Private or Incognito Mode:

Steps for your extension in the Private or Incognito Mode

Google Chrome

Follow the steps here below on how you can the extension enabled in your Google Chrome Incognito mode:

  1. Open your Google Chrome web browser
    Google Chrome web browser
  2. Click on the 3 dots icon, and select from the panel the More Tools, and then click on Extensions item
    Google Chrome web browser with the 3 dots icon menu open
  3. You see now the list of your installed Chrome extension, search for the extension you want to see in your Chrome Incognito mode. For example, Turn Off the Lights. And click on the Details button
    Google Chrome extensions page
  4. A new page shows up and on the bottom of the web page enable the switch “Allow in incognito” mode
    Chrome Incognito mode enabled the Turn Off the Lights Chrome extension

Mozilla Firefox

Follow the steps here below on how you can the extension enabled in your Firefox Private mode:

  1. Open your Firefox web browser
  2. Select from the hamburger icon, and select Add-ons
  3. Search for the extension, for example, “Turn Off the Lights”. And click on this rectangle box.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the web page, and at the topic “Run in Private Windows” choose “Allow” radio button

Microsoft Edge v74 or higher (Chromium engine)

Follow the steps here below on how you can the extension enabled in your Microsoft Edge Private mode:

  1. Open your Microsoft Edge web browser
    Microsoft Edge web browser
  2. Click on the 3 horizontal dot icon, to open the menu. And select the item Extensions
    Microsoft Edge web browser 3 dots menu
  3. On this page, you see all your installed Microsoft Edge extension. Search your extension name. Such as Turn Off the Lights, and click on the blue Details link
    Microsoft Edge extensions overview page
  4. And enable here the checkbox Allow in InPrivate. Now it shows you the Turn Off the Lights lamp icon in your Private mode.
    Microsoft Edge Private mode enabled for the Turn Off the Lights

The steps are also the same for other Chromium web browsers such as Brave, Vivaldi, etc. So, now you can experience the Turn Off the Lights browser extension in your private or incognito mode, just like you browse the web on the regular window mode.


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