Enable, Disable Cookies in Mozilla Firefox & Google Chrome

Enable or Disable Cookies

What are Cookies?

Cookies play an important role if you surf on internet frequently. This post will show you that how you can change browser cookies settings or enable disable cookies in Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

Cookies also knows as web cookies, browser cookies, internet cookies. Cookies are a small pieces of data which is sent from a website and should be stored in a user computer while user browse any website in any browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, etc).

On the other hand, if you want, you can easily stop web cookies to track your information by disabling anytime. Hereby, check out the steps below to change cookies settings:

[Read: Useful Mozilla Firefox Shortcut Commands for Windows]

Mozilla Firefox – Enable Disable Cookies

The following steps shown are done on firefox version 78.0.2

Step 1. Open mozilla firefox browser. Click on the Menu Button to the top right of firefox and select Options.

Step 2. Navigate to the left pane and select Privacy & Security. There are three options available as Standard, Strict and Custom. Standard should be selected by default.

Step 3. To disable or block all third-party cookies or all cookies in firefox, from the drop-down list, select All third-party cookies (may cause websites to break) or All cookies (will cause websites to break) depending what you want.

The selected option will be saved automatically.

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Google Chrome – Enable Disable Cookies

The following steps shown are done on Chrome Version 84.0.4147.105

[Read: 9 Amazing Hidden Google Chrome Tricks & Secrets]

Step 1. Open Google Chrome, at the top-right, click Menu and select Settings.

Step 2. Similar to firefox, from the left pane select Privacy and security. Then, from the right side, click Cookies and other site data

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Step 3. In this page, Block third-party cookies in Incognito is selected by default.

Now select an appropriate option

  • Allow all cookies
  • Block all cookies (not recommended)
  • Block third party cookies in Incognito (already selected)
  • Block third-party cookies

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