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, 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 icon  and select Settings
  2. Click Privacy and security in the left column 
  3. Click Third-party cookies in the right column
  4. Select​​​​​ Allow third-party cookies
    • Make sure the Block third-party cookies option is toggled off
  5. Scroll down to Customized behaviors
  6. Add to Allowed to use third-party cookies list
  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 
    • This is where you can view your settings for Enhanced Tracking Protection, which includes cookies
    • If Standard is selected, this is the default setting and, except for trackers, all cookies are enabled
    • If Strict is selected, either choose Standard or Custom
    • If Custom is selected, either uncheck Cookies (this will allow all cookies) or select the setting to only block Cross-site tracking cookies
  4. Scroll down to the Cookies and Site Data section
  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 

Internet Explorer 11 is no longer accessible as of February 14, 2023. If any site you visit needs Internet Explorer 11, you can reload it with Internet Explorer mode in Microsoft Edge. We recommend you use Microsoft Edge for a faster, more secure and modern web browsing experience.


Microsoft Edge (Windows 10)

  1. In the Edge window, select More (...) > Settings > View advanced settings.
  2. Scroll down to Cookies, and select Don't block cookies
  3. 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




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Tue 1/15/19 10:24 AM
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