Enabling Cookies in Safari: 9 Steps (with Pictures)

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Enabling Cookies in Safari: 9 Steps (with Pictures)
Enabling Cookies in Safari: 9 Steps (with Pictures)
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This wikiHow teaches you how to enable cookies in the Safari browser on your Mac or iPhone. Cookies are small files that Safari saves on your computer or smartphone, which makes browsing a lot more personal and convenient in the future.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: On your PC

Enable Cookies in Safari Step 1

Step #1. Open Safari

Click the Safari app in your Mac's Dock. This app looks like a blue compass,

Enable Cookies in Safari Step 2

Step #2. Click on Safari

This is the menu item in the top left corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear.

Enable Cookies in Safari Step 3

Step 3. Click on Preferences…

You will find this option at the top of the drop-down menu. The Preferences window opens.

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Step 4. Click on the Privacy tab

You can find this at the top of the Preferences window.

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Step 5. Check the 'Always allow' box

This option is under 'Cookies and website data'. Now cookies are activated in your Safari browser.

You can also enable a less free option, such as 'From websites I visit', to limit the number of third-party cookies on your computer

Method 2 of 2: On an iPhone

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Step 1. Open Settings

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on your iPhone.

Tap the Settings icon, which looks like a set of gears on a gray background.

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Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Safari

You'll find this option about one-third of the way down the Settings page.

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Step 3. Scroll down to the 'PRIVACY & SECURITY' heading

You'll find this about halfway down the page.

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Step 4. Tap the green "Block all cookies" switch

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The switch will turn white

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, indicating that your iPhone's browser (Safari) will now allow cookies.

If the 'Block all cookies' switch is white, then Safari cookies are already enabled in your iPhone

Tips

  • Enabling cookies often allows you to view and use a wider range of websites (which require cookies to function and be displayed).
  • Despite their bad reputation, cookies are not always inherently malicious.
  • If you need help enabling cookies on an iPad, read articles on wikiHow on the subject.

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