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How to Enable Cookies in My Browser



  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More (the three dots) Chrome More Button, and then choose Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings.
  5. Click Cookies.
  6. From here, you can:
    • Turn on cookies: Next to "Blocked," turn on the switch.
    • Turn off cookies: Turn off Allow sites to save and read cookie data.


  1. Click the Menu button (three lines) Firefox Menu Button and choose Preferences.
  2. Select the Privacy & Security panel and go to the Cookies and Site Data section.
  3. Select Accept cookies and site data to enable cookies. To disable cookies, select Block cookies and site data and use the drop-down menu next to Type blocked to choose the type of cookies to block.
  4. Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored:
    • Keep until...
      They expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.
      Firefox is closed: The cookies that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.
  5. Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.


  1. In the Safari app on your Mac, choose Safari > Preferences, click Privacy, then do any of the following:
    • Allow from current website only - only cookies from the website you are currently visiting will be allowed in Safari
    • Allow from websites I visit - Safari will allow all cookies from the website you are visiting and only allow cookies from third-party sites if you have also specifically been to that website before.
    • Always allow - Safari will allow all cookies to be set - both from websites you are visiting and from any third-parties who have plugins or trackers on those websites.
  2. Once you have configured your cookie blocking preferences, you can simply close this window and continue using Safari.

Internet Explorer

  1. In Internet Explorer, select the Tools button, and then select Internet options.
  2. Select the Privacy tab, and under Settings, select Advanced and choose that you want to accept first-party and third-party cookies.

Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Click on the More actions button on the toolbar, and select Settings.
  3. Search for View advanced settings and click on it
  4. Under Cookies section, select to either Don't block cookies (default), or Block only third party cookies.
  5. Restart Edge


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