How to Enable Cookies (Browser)

Issue:

How do I enable cookies in my web browser? 
I am receiving an error stating that my browser is blocking third-party cookies.

Audience:

Everyone

Environment:

Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome (Windows, iOS, MacOS, and Android)

Resolution:

To enable cookies in:

Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Microsoft Edge, select Menu (3 dots icon on top right corner of the browser) > Settings > Site permissions > Cookies and site data
  2. Turn on "Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)" to unblock cookies
  3. Turn on "Block third-party cookies" or add desired sites in "Block" section to block the cookies.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the menu button Fx89menuButton and select Settings.

  2. Select the Privacy & Security panel. This is where you can view your settings for Enhanced Tracking Protection, which includes cookies.
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    • If Standard is selected, this is the default setting and, except for trackers, all cookies are enabled. For more information, see Trackers and scripts Firefox blocks in Enhanced Tracking Protection.
    • If Strict is selected, either choose Standard or switch to Custom.
    • If Custom is selected, either uncheck Cookies (this will allow all cookies) or select the setting to only block Cross-site tracking cookies — includes social media cookies.
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  3. Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.

Safari

For computer:

In the Safari app  on your Mac, choose Safari > Preferences, click Privacy, then do any of the following:

  • Prevent trackers from using cookies and website data to track youSelect “Prevent cross-site tracking.”

    Cookies and website data are deleted unless you visit and interact with the trackers’ websites.

  • Always allow cookiesDeselect “Block all cookies.”

    Websites, third parties, and advertisers can store cookies and other data on your Mac.

  • See which websites store cookies or dataClick Manage Website Data.

For for iPhone and iPad:

  1. Open your Settings.
  2. Scroll down and select Safari.
  3. Under Privacy & Security, select 'Block Cookies.'
  4. Select 'Always Allow.'

Google Chrome

For computer:

On your computer, open Chrome.

  1. At the top right, click More Moreand then Settings.
  2. Under "Privacy and security," click Site settings.
  3. Click Cookies.
  4. 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

For Android:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Site settings and then Cookies.
  4. Turn Cookies on or off.
     

For for iPhone and iPad:
Cookies are automatically turned on and stay on.   


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Details

Article ID: 109004
Created
Mon 6/1/20 4:00 PM
Modified
Sun 6/12/22 3:50 PM