How to block cookies in all browsers

Cookies can improve your Internet experiences by storing settings and information for web sites you visit. However, you may want to block cookies so that web sites do not place cookies on your computer, Mac or Windows. This short article explains how you can disable (and enable) cookies in various browsers. This is a simply procedure but depends on which web browser you are using. Please note that cookies are allowed by default in most browsers.

Also note that disabling cookies may prevent some web pages from functioning / displaying correctly.

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Please select your browser from the list to get started:

How to block cookies in mobile Safari (iOS – iPad, iPhone or iPod touch)

  1. Tap Settings on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
  2. Tap SafariSettings > Safari
  3. Tap Block Cookies (Privacy & Security section)Safari not allow cookies
  4. You can choose: Always Block, Allow from Current Website Only, Allow from Websites I Visit, Always Allow. Safari cookies settingsThese mean:
    1. Always block: All cookies are disabled.
    2. Allow from Current Website Only: Safari only accepts cookies from the web site you are currently browsing.
    3. Allow from Websites I Visit: Safari accepts cookies from the websites you visit.
    4. Always Allow: All cookies are accepted.
  5. Select Always Block and exit by pressing the Home button.

How to block cookies in Desktop Safari

  1. Open Safari on your Mac or PC
  2. Click Safari
  3. Select Preferences (or press Command – ,)Mac Safari Preferences
  4. Click Privacy
  5. You will see “Cookies and website data”. Choose one from the options: Always Block, Allow from Current Website Only, Allow from Websites I Visit and Always Allow.disable Mac Safari cookies
  6. Select Always Block.

How to block cookies in Desktop Chrome

  1. Open Chrome on your computer, PC or Mac
  2. Click MoreChrome settings
  3. Click SettingsChrome more and settings
  4. Select Show Advanced SettingsChrome advanced settings
  5. Click Content Settings (Privacy section)Chrome privacy settings
  6. Where you can allow or do not allow cookies. Select block cookies. Chrome cookies settings
  7. Click Done.

How to block cookies in Chrome on iOS (iPhone or iPad)

  • As of now (October, 2016) iOS Chrome does not allow this.

How to block cookies in Chrome on Android

  1. Launch the Chrome app
  2. Tap More
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap Site Settings
  5. Select Cookies. Here you may allow and not allow cookies. Also you can disable third-party cookies.

How to block cookies in Desktop FireFox

  1. Click Menu
  2. Click Preferencesfirefox preferences
  3. Select Privacyfirefox privacy
  4. Select Use custom settings for history (history section)firefox history
  5. Uncheck “Accept cookies from sites” to disable cookies. firefox disable cookies

How to block cookies on FireFox for Android

  1. Open the FireFox app
  2. Tap Menu
  3. Tap Settingsfirefox android cookies
  4. Tap Privacy
  5. Tap Cookies
  6. Select: Disabled

How to disable cookies on FireFox for iOS

  1. Open the FireFox app
  2. Tap Menufirefox for iOS menu
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap Clear Private Datafirefox privacy settings
  5. And turn off Cookies to disable them.firefox diable cookies

How to clock cookies in Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click Tools
  3. Click Internet Optionsexplorer internet options
  4. Select Privacy. Select Advanced in you are using Explorer 11. Internet options privacy
  5. Then choose to block cookies.

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