How to Turn on Cookies in Internet Explorer
To enable cookies in Internet Explorer, open up an Internet Explorer window and click "Tools." Then select "Internet Options" and click on the "Privacy" tab. Select the "Default" button and click "OK."
You also have the option of selecting specific cookies to allow. To do this under "Settings" click the "Advanced" button. First-party cookies are generally okay to allow, but you may not want to allow third-party cookies. Third-party cookies are cookies placed onto your computer by third-parties, or the advertisers of a website you've visited. By placing third-party cookies onto your computer, an advertiser can target ads to you.
How to Turn on Cookies in Mozilla Firefox
To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox, again begin with a browser window open. Click on the "Tools" button and choose "Options." Click on "Privacy" then "Accept cookies from sites." Click "OK" to save your changes.
How to Turn on Cookies in Safari (for Macs)
If you want to enable cookies in Safari, open the Safari menu and click "Preferences." Then choose "Security." Click "Always" in the "Accept Cookies" section. Click "OK" to save your changes.
You can also set a specific amount of time for your computer to accept cookies, for example, just the current internet session. If you've enabled cookies but don't wish for your computer to indefinitely accept cookies from websites, make sure you go back at a later date to disable the cookies. It's a good idea to clear the cookies from your computer every so often to maintain your internet privacy.
This guide to deleting internet cookies explains how to remove the text placed on a user's computer that track basic information such as the user's visit to a website.
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Using Internet cookies is widely misunderstood. They aren't as bad as you might think. Internet cookies are used to gather information about visitors to a website.