Now you can use private tabs on Apple’s Safari browser without any worries, face-lock update has come.
Tech News Desk – Apple has released iOS 17 for iPhone users. The new operating system comes with many updates including contact poster, namedrop and standby mode etc. The new update has brought a feature to further improve the browsing privacy of iPhone and iPad users. Under this, users can put face lock on the private tab of Safari browser. After locking no one will be able to open the tab.
Apply face lock like this
If you’re launching the Safari browser for the first time after updating to iOS 17, the browser will show you a popup that lets you immediately lock the private tab behind Face ID authentication. In case you missed it, open the Safari browser on your iPhone or iPad and go to Settings and turn on the ‘Require Square Face ID to unlock private browsing’ option. After turning it on, you can freely give your phone to anyone by entering the password. If someone tries to open a private tab, he will need Face-ID.
There are many features available in the browser for privacy
In addition to Face ID authentication, the Safari browser also has several features that improve your privacy such as advanced tracking and fingerprinting protection and advanced extension controls. Extension Control automatically disables all extensions with the option to hide website access and IP addresses. Note, if you do not run Safari browser on iPhone and use Chrome in it then let us tell you that Apple Chrome Google already provides a similar feature which allows you to lock private tabs with the help of Face ID or Touch ID. Provides facility.