Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer.
In this article, you can find out how you can enable or disable cookies in your web browser. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.
How to enable cookies in Google Chrome
- On your browser toolbar, select More.
- Select Settings.
- Near the bottom of the page, select Show advanced settings.
- In the “Privacy” section, select Content settings.
- Select Allow local data to be set (recommended) to allow cookies, or select third option for disallowing cookies.
- Select Done.
How to enable cookies in Internet Explorer
- On your browser toolbar, select settings button.
- Select Internet Options.
- Change to the “Privacy” tab.
- Now you can set on the slider your setting (recommended is Medium)
- Select OK
How to enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox
- Click the menu button and choose Options.
- Select the Privacy
- Set Firefox will:to Use custom settings for history.
- Check mark Accept cookies from sites to enable cookies, and uncheck it to disable them.
- Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored:
they expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.
I close Firefox: The cookies that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.
- Close the about:preferences Any changes you’ve made will automatically be saved.
How to enable cookies in Safari
- Go to the Safari pull down menu.
- Select Preferences.
- Go to the “Security” tab.
- Under “Accept Cookies”, set it to accept, reject, or selectively accept cookies.