Ghostery Private Browser displayed with open settings on iPhone

Private Browser for ios

Boost your privacy online with our private iOS browser that works on iPhones and iPads no matter where you are in the world.

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Enjoy a completely private browsing experience

Blocks ads, trackers & other pop-ups and is fully loaded with a built-in private search engine that detects and displays trackers before you even visit a webpage.

iOS view of Ghostery Private Browser with open Tracker and Ad Blocker settings and visited website information

Built-in Tracker & Ad Blocker

Every ad, popup and tracker transfer your personal information across the web. This data can be misemployed and used to harm you anytime.

To secure your privacy while browsing the web, the Ghostery Private Browser is neutralizing all trackers for you. Your personal data are detached and replaced by random values leaving data collectors in the dark about your identity.

Sketched search engine result page within Ghostery Private Browser showing tracker information expecting you on the page to be visited - iOS view

Built-in ad free Private Search

Ghostery Private Search offers unbiased results, not by the likelihood you'll click on them. It detects and displays trackers even before you visit a webpage.

Ghostery Private Search is offered ad-free in the Contributor program.

Ghostery Private Browser builds on top of Firefox browser supercharging it's default privacy and security features - iOS mobile view

Built-in maximum security

Unparalleled privacy protection can only be achieved on a highest quality platform. Ghostery Private Browser builds upon Firefox with maximum care for speed, privacy and security.


Browse the web safer, faster & with fewer annoying ads

Enjoy Firefox-grade security and privacy while browsing. Block ads and popups, stop trackers on websites and search results pages with Ghostery Private Browser for iPhone and iPad.

Tracker & ad-blocking

Say goodbye to ads, trackers & other pop-ups with our built-in browser extension.

Fast and seamless page loads

The more resources load on a website, the slower it gets. Ghostery’s iOS privacy browser declutters the web for you by shutting off invisible trackers, visible ads and blocks website popups, facilitating a smooth browsing experience.

Firefox-powered and Open source

Built off Firefox, the Ghostery Private Browser enables maximum security and privacy settings by default. It distributes the open-source contributions of hundreds within the Mozilla foundation and Ghostery community to an ever-growing user base, to make it one of the best privacy browsers for iPhones and iPads.

Private Search Engine included

Search engines play a key role in online tracking, motivating us to develop the Ghostery Private Search engine. This detects and displays trackers even before you visit a page.

Level up your online privacy today and join millions using Ghostery

Loved and trusted across the globe, Ghostery blocks creepy ads, invasive trackers, and shuts off annoying popups on every website you visit. Our ad block browser for iPads and iPhones offers a complete browsing experience, with Ghostery Private Search also built into your Ghostery Private Browser.


tracking requests blocked daily

AI-driven tracking protection



Trusted worldwide


years of experience

Privacy protection since 2009

Over 100+ million Ghostery downloads for privacy protection

Join the Ghostery user community and protect your personal data online

FAQ: Ghostery Private Browser for ios

Is there a private browser for iPhone?

Yes, Ghostery Private Browser for iPhone helps protect your user data, stop ads, trackers, and pop-ups from spreading your information online.

To secure your online privacy, our iOS private browser stops all trackers by detaching your personal data and replacing it with random values to keep data collectors in the dark about your identity. 

How do I turn on Private Browsing on iOS? 

To turn on Private Browsing on iOS you need to go onto Safari and then: 

  • In the bottom right corner press on the “tabs” button 
  • Next, you have to tap on the “tabs” drop-down arrow
  • Finally, tap on the “Private” option and tap done.

For complete online privacy try our private browser for iOS Ghostery Private Browser. With built-in tracker, pop-up, and ad blocker technology, we make sure your user data remains anonymous and data collectors remain in the dark about your identity. 

Did Apple remove private mode?

No, Apple has not removed private mode, it’s just in a different location. Please see the answer above for a detailed explanation.

An easier way of browsing the internet privately is by using our private browser for iOS. Ghostery Private Browser is built to protect your privacy on the web. With advanced privacy protection, ad blocking, and private search, Ghostery is one of the best private browsers for iOS. 

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Can I import bookmarks into the Ghostery private web browser?

Yes, you can import bookmarks into the Ghostery Private Browsers. To do so, open the Ghostery browser, navigate to the bookmarks menu, select "Import Bookmarks," and follow the prompts to upload your bookmarks file. Here you can find a step by step tutorial to import bookmarks on Mac and Windows. This process ensures a seamless transition of your saved sites.

How does the Ghostery Private Browser enhance your privacy protection?

Ghostery Private Browser enhances privacy protection by blocking trackers, ensuring private browsing, and preventing advertisers from collecting your personal data. It includes advanced iOS ad blocker features and encrypted connections, safeguarding your online activities and personal information from prying eyes and malicious entities, thus providing a secure browsing experience.

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Ghostery Private Browser displayed with open settings on iPhone

Over 100+ Million Ghostery downloads

Built to protect! Browse and search privately!

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