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How to Enable and Allow Cookies on Mac?

If you use a Mac to surf the web, your computer may tell you to “enable cookies.” Websites work better and faster when cookies are turned on, but what are they? On your Mac, do you turn them on?

In this full help, we have the answers for you. Find out why cookies are so important for modern web users, how to turn them on in a few easy steps, and if there are any risks. Let’s dive in!

How to Enable Cookies in Safari

Safari is the browser that comes pre-installed on all Mac computers and iOS devices from Apple. To allow cookies on your Mac, open Safari first.

  1. Click Safari in the menu bar and select Preferences to open the Safari General preferences screen.

    Safari browser on a Mac showing Preferences screen
  2. Click the Privacy tab to open the Safari Privacy settings.

    Privacy tab in Safari preferences
  3. Clear the check mark in front of Block all cookies to enable cookies in Safari.

    Safari privacy settings on a Mac

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How to Enable Cookies in Chrome

Google made Chrome, which is a type of computer browser. Start by starting the Chrome browser on your Mac. From there, you can choose to allow cookies.

  1. Click the three dots at the far right side of your screen.

    A screenshot of Chrome with the More Options menu highlighted
  2. Click Settings in the drop-down menu.

    Settings option in drop-down menu of Chrome browser
  3. Select Privacy and Security in the left sidebar.

    Privacy and Security selection in Chrome
  4. Select Cookies and other site data.

    Chrome browser privacy settings on Mac
  5. Click the Allow all cookies button to turn it on. It button contains a blue bullet when it is turned on.

    Cookies settings in Chrome

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How to Enable Cookies in Firefox

Mozilla makes Firefox, which is an open-source computer browser. Open Firefox on your Mac to start changing the settings for your cookies.

  1. In Firefox, click the three horizontal lines at the top right corner of the screen.

    Hamburger menu in Firefox browser
  2. Select Settings in the drop-down menu.

  3. Click Privacy & Security in the left sidebar.

    Privacy & Security settings in Firefox
  4. Firefox blocks cookies by default. To enable them, select the Custom section to expand it. Remove the check from in front of Cookies to unblock cookies in Firefox.

    Custom settings for privacy in Firefox

Parvesh Rana

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