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inprivate command line switch

I want to open edge from a command line in inprivate mode and also want a setting that allows me to make all tabs that open inprivate

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  • myusrn commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    @dan [ and others ] when i execute the command in article you mention "start shell:AppsFolder\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe!MicrosoftEdge -private" it just opens existing instance if present, or new instance if not, of edge with tab containing default search engine "-private" results output. The closest I've been able to come to the edge ctrl+shift+p new all InPrivate mode instance of edge experience from a command line is using "start shell:AppsFolder\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe!MicrosoftEdge & sleep 1 & start shell:AppsFolder\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe!MicrosoftEdge about:InPrivate". Not optimal because its just a separate instance with an InPrivate tab open but any/all new tabs are regular mode tabs because the instance of edge is not the InPrivate mode instance.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    +1 on adding the -nomerge option of Internet Explorer. I have to login to Azure portal with different accounts, so sharing sessions between browsers is risky for us.

  • Eduardo commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The -nomerge of Internet Explorer is very useful. It should be included too.

  • Brian commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'd like to see this implemented so I can launch an inprivate session from visual studio for easier isolated testing.

  • sreenivas chedde commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would like it too. Plan to have it as default. Support multiple switches such as "-incognito" "-inprivate" etc.

  • Klaus commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I want to open edge from a command line in inprivate mode and also want a setting that allows me to make all tabs that open inprivate

  • Grue commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Some users (e.g. me) only use browsers which have an in-private command line switch. Having an in-private command line switch allows to have both in-private and non-in-private shortcuts. I currently use IE, Firefox and Chrome and would like to include Edge in the arsenal. But only when and if it gets an in-private command line switch or something similar. So I suggest adding the switch for competitive reasons.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I want to open edge from a command line in inprivate mode and also want a setting that allows me to make all tabs that open inprivate. Any other browser can do this.

  • Steve commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I was able to open Internet explorer in private. I would like to do the same with edge. Please update.

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