Anonymity and privacy on the internet are just not possible these days. Prying individuals all over the world are ruining the experience for users. At home, we just want to surf the web without worrying about a thing. However, that is just not possible now because government agencies are always monitoring our activities. There is also a chance of potential malware invasion, which might have been giving all of our information to a hacker. That is not all as almost every major marketing organisation has integrated spyware into social networking platforms that allows them to show ads in accordance to our search history. In simpler words, anonymity and privacy have become a joke. However, it does not have to be this way. In the midst of all this prying, there are still a few ways that can help you anonymously browse the Web through your Android device. We have outlined them all below.
VPNs come in handy
Virtual Private Networks aka VPNs are great tools for staying anonymous on the Web. When activated, they switch your current IP address to a new one, which is located at an entirely different location. This makes your Android device impossible to track for government agencies and hackers. The best part about these tools is there free availability. You just need to do some research to come across a VPN proxy tool that fits in your needs.
Deleting cookies helps
Cookies are enabled in most of the websites. These cookies basically control spyware that keeps tabs on your search activities and show you ads in accordance. There is no escaping them really, but that does not necessarily mean that you have to live with them either. You should do all of your web browsing in any way you want and just before turning off your browser, delete all cookies. This will make all the spyware work useless and allow you to start anew the next time you turn on your browser.
Public Wi-Fi is a nuisance
Public Wi-Fi networks are available almost everywhere, and we know it is tempting to use them. But these free options can do more harm than good. These networks are open for everyone including hackers and agencies, which mean that they can easily retrieve every bit of information. The bottom line is, if you are using public Wi-Fi, you should stop worrying about your privacy and security because none of these things are present in public networks.
Private browsers are helpful
All of the popular browsers you come across are not secure. However, multiple developers have created private and secure browsers. Having said that, due to lesser budget, they are not as efficient as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. But still, these browsers do help in hiding your activities. If you only want to hide certain aspects of your browsing activities, then we’d suggest downloading a private browser as it will keep all of your information hidden and secure.
Incognito mode to rescue
If you are going to do an activity that you do not want anyone else to find out about, then switching to the incognito mode is your best option. Everything you do here is completely anonymous, and none of the information is stored locally. All of your web and search history under the incognito mode is thrown down the drain as soon as you turn it off. This is another brilliant, cheap, and convenient way of staying away from the prying eyes.
All the points above are of great help if you do not want to reveal your Web browsing history. You can give us your feedback in the comment section below.