Start browsers in private mode

The following guidelines show you how to start browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Edge Chromium) in a private mode in Katalon Studio.

Firefox

  1. Go to Project > Settings.

    The Project Settings dialog appears.

  2. Select Desired Capabilities > Web UI > Firefox.

  3. Add a new property as follows.

    • Name: enter firefox_profile.

    • Type: select Dictionary.

    • Value: enter browser.privatebrowsing.autostart=true.

      ks firefox private mode
  4. Click Apply and Close.

Chrome

  1. Go to Project > Settings.

    The Project Settings dialog appears.

  2. Select Desired Capabilities > Web UI > Chrome.

  3. Add a new property as follows.

    • Name: enter args.

    • Type: select List.

    • Value: enter --incognito.

      ks chrome private mode
  4. Click Apply and Close.

Edge Chromium

  1. Go to Project > Settings.

    The Project Settings dialog appears.

  2. Select Desired Capabilities > Web UI > Edge Chromium.

  3. Add a new property as follows.

    • Name: enter ms:edgeOptions.

    • Type: select Dictionary.

    • Value: open the Dictionary Property Builder dialog and add the following property.

      • Name: enter args.
      • Type: select List.
      • Value: enter -inprivate.
      ks edge chromium dictionary property builder
  4. Add a second property as follows.

    • Name: enter ms:edgeChromium.

    • Type: select Boolean.

    • Value: true.

      ks edge chromium private mode
  5. Click Apply and Close.

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