Internet Explorer: Browser’s cookie functionality turned on/off

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If you’re seeing a message that your browser’s cookie functionality is turned off, it’s possible that you don’t have cookies enabled in your browser. Below are listed browser-specific instructions on how to enable your cookies.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

To enable cookies in Internet Explorer 7 or 8:

  1. Click Start > Control Panel. (Note: with Windows XP Classic View, click the Windows Start button > Settings > Control Panel).
  2. Double-click the Internet Options icon.
  3. Click the Privacy tab.
  4. Click the Advanced button.
  5. Select the option ‘Override automatic cookie handling’ under the Cookies section in the Advanced Privacy Settings window.
  6. Select the ‘Accept’ or ‘Prompt’ option under ‘First-party Cookies.’
  7. Select the ‘Accept’ or ‘Prompt’ option under ‘Third-party Cookies.’ (Note: if you select the ‘Prompt’ option, you’ll be prompted to click OK every time a website attempts to send you a cookie.)
  8. In the Internet Options window, click OK to exit.

To enable cookies in Internet Explorer 6:

  1. Click Start > Control Panel. (Note: with Windows XP Classic View, click the Windows Start button > Settings > Control Panel).
  2. Click the Advanced button.
  3. Select the option ‘Override Automatic Cookie Handling.’
  4. Select the ‘Accept’ or ‘Prompt’ option under ‘First-party Cookies.’
  5. Select the ‘Accept’ or ‘Prompt’ option under ‘Third-party Cookies.’ (Note: if you select the ‘Prompt’ option, you’ll be prompted to click OK every time a website attempts to send you a cookie.)
  6. In the Internet Options window, click OK to exit.

Related Article:

  1. To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox
  2. To enable cookies in Chrome
  3. To enable cookies in Safari

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