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How I use multiple browsers

For instance, on my phone, I have three browsers:

  1. Default set to Firefox.

  2. Firefox Focus, pinned on right bottom for quick access.

  3. Google Chrome, pinned on left bottom for quick access

In the January, I tweeted about 'How I use multiple Google Chrome profiles?'

But for past couple of months, I have started using multiple browsers along with multiple Chrome profiles.


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So as mentioned above, I use Chrome, Firefox, Firefox Focus on my phone,

here's how they fit for different purpose.

The default browser: Firefox.

This comes in situation when I am clicking links in the apps like twitter, email, chats etc.

Because those are random links thus I don't want them to be linked with my Google account, as I am logged into the Chrome, thus separate browser.

So by setting Firefox as default, I am segregating the random links I open via apps, from my Google account, which can result in Google algos recommending useless stuff, which anyways happens but still.

Temp browser: Firefox Focus

I use it for quick searches, that I don't want to be attached to my profile.

Eg:
Searches like ongoing trends, news or sports highlights, this temp browser works well
and these searches doesn't get attached to my interests in the Google account.

My online identity: Chrome

Here I am logged into most of my online accounts.

I open Chrome when I want to access these platforms, which are linked to my Google account.

Like Twitter, GitHub etc. are all here in Chrome.


So that is it, that's the way how I use browsers for now.
Which has evolved from my last January tweet for sure.

May be more improvements coming in the future 🤷‍♀️

| HIH

| Take care

~ @raevilman

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