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How to Enable ‘Do Not Track’ on Edge & Chrome Browsers

Do Not Track is a privacy feature in most modern browsers which when enabled signals websites you are visiting to not track your browsing activity and other data across the web. Once you enable the DNT feature, every time you visit a website or web service, your browser sends a DNT request header. Since this is a simple request from your browser, whether to honor it or not depends on the website you are visiting. In this tutorial, we’ll show the steps to enable ‘Do Not Track’ in both Edge and Chrome browsers. Let’s get started.

How to Enable ‘Do Not Track’ in the Edge Browser

1. First, open the Edge browser. You can do that by searching for it in the Start menu or clicking on the icon on the taskbar.

2. Once the Edge browser opens, click on the three dots menu and select Settings.

open Microsoft Edge settings

3. Navigate to the Privacy, search, and services tab on the sidebar.

4. Scroll down to the Privacy section and turn on the Send “Do Not Track” requests toggle.

That’s it. With that, you’ve enabled ‘Do Not Track’ in the Edge browser.

How to Enable ‘Do Not Track’ in the Chrome Browser

1. Launch the Chrome browser. You can search for Google Chrome in the Start menu. Alternatively, if you pinned it to the taskbar, click the Chrome icon.

2. Next, click on the three vertical dots icon in the top right corner and select Settings. This will open the Chrome settings tab.

open Chrome settings

3. Navigate to the Privacy and Security tab.

4. Click on the Third-party Cookies option.

5. Turn on the Send a “Do Not Track” request with your browsing traffic toggle.

That’s it. Chrome will now send the DNT request header will all requests and signals the websites and web services to not track.

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