Browser / Configure to accept third-party cookies

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  • To provide instruction on enabling a browser to accept third-party cookies
  • To provide links to the up-to-date support sites for Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Safari browsers


  • Browser
    • Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Internet Explorer
    • Safari
  • University-owned Computer
  • Personally Owned Computer
    • macOS
    • Windows


  • Cookies save browsing information for the sites you visit. When cookies are enabled, a site can keep you signed in, remember your preferences, and give you relevant content



  1. In Chrome. click the more iconMoreand select 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
  5. Toggle off the Block third-party cookies option
  6. Check the Blocked list for
    • ​​If listed, click the three vertical dots next to the entry and select Remove from the menu
  7. Close and restart your browser



  1. In Firefox, select the menu icon
  2. Select Settings from the menu
  3. Click the Privacy & Security icon 
  4. Scroll to the Cookies and Site Data section and select the option, Accept cookies and site data
  5. Click the Manage Exceptions button and check the list for
    • If listed, select the entry, click the Remove Website button, and then click the Save Changes button
  6. Close the about:preferences#privacy page to save all changes
  7. Close and restart your browser


Internet Explorer 

In IE 10 or earlier

  1. In Internet Explorer, click the Tools (gear) button and select Internet options
  2. Click the Privacy tab and select Advanced
  3. Under Settings, move the Internet zone slider to the bottom to allow all cookies
  4. Click OK
  5. Click OK again and restart your browser


In IE 11

  1. In Internet Explorer, click the Tools (gear) button and select Internet options
  2. Click the Privacy tab
  3. Under Settings, select Advanced and choose to accept first-party and third-party cookies
  4. Close and restart your browser


Safari (macOS High Sierra)

  1. In Safari, select Safari in the menu bar
  2. Select Preferences
  3. Select the Privacy tab
  4. At Cookies and website data, clear the Block all cookies option
  5. Close and restart your browser





Article ID: 70176
Tue 1/15/19 10:24 AM
Wed 11/3/21 11:56 AM
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