How to Enable Cookies on Chrome

Cookies are basically small files which are stored on your computer through your web browsers, like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and various other web browsers. Cookies are created when you visit a website, and they store data and information about you and your visit.

Cookies are essential because they help websites remember you and your preferences and settings, thus making your visit more convenient and useful. Another factor why you need to enable cookies is because without the cookies some websites won’t work properly.

Cookies are equally crucial for every browser, but in this article, we will consider only Google Chrome. Therefore through this article, we will try to teach you the most straightforward method to enable cookies on Chrome for Windows, iOS and Android operating system.

How to enable cookies on Chrome

Methods to enable cookies on Chrome

Here we will discuss about three different operating systems which are Windows, iOS and Android but as you will go through the article you will understand that it is really straightforward to enable cookies on Chrome irrespective of the operating you are using. So follow all the methods which are given below if you are interested to know how to enable cookies on Chrome.

Method One: Steps to enable Cookies on Google Chrome for Windows OS

  1. First and foremost you have to open the Google Chrome browser. Once you enter the Google Chrome browser, click on the button with three horizontal bars on the upper right corner of the chrome browser.

As you will click on the three horizontal bars, the “Main” menu will open. Then you have to scroll down the “Main” menu and finally click on the “Settings” options. By clicking on the “Settings” option, the “Settings” page will load in a new tab.

Note: You can also go directly to the “Settings” page by entering the following link on the address bar: chrome://chrome/settings/

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  1. Once you enter the “Settings” window, scroll down the “Settings” window and click on the “Show advanced settings” option link to expand the Settings page.

Advanced settings

  1. After clicking on the “Show advanced settings” link, you have to scroll to the “Privacy” section and click on the “Content settings” button.

Once you click on the “Content settings” button, a small window will appear on the “Settings” window which is related to web content, such as Cookies, Images, JavaScript, Handlers, Plug-ins, Pop-ups, and many others options.

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  1. After entering the “Content Settings” window, you have to either select “Allow local data to be set” or “Keep local data only until you quit your browser” option. This action will enable cookies on chrome.
Note: Whenever you will enter the “Content Settings” window, one point you must keep in your mind that first two web contents are for Cookies so make sure either of the first two options is selected. Mostly the first option is the recommended one as the second option will only keep your data for your current session, and it will be removed once you exit your browser.

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  1. Finally, you have to click on the “Done” button at the bottom right corner of the “Current Settings” window after selecting either “Allow local data to be set” or “Keep local data only until you quit your browser” option from the “Cookies” section.

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Method Two: How to Enable Cookies on Google Chrome for iOS

  1. Firstly open your Google Chrome browser on your iOS device by tapping on the Chrome icon on your device. Once you enter the Chrome browser, tap on the “Menu” button which is represented by three vertical dots or three horizontal lines.

Finally, tap on “Settings” option which will direct you to the Settings window.

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  1. In this step, you will have to view the “Content Settings.” Option. So in order to do that you have to swipe up to see the “Advanced” section. As you will enter the “Advanced” section, you will see the “Content Settings” option, tap on it to get access to the “Content Settings” window.

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  1. After entering the “Content settings” window, you have to accept the cookies by tapping on the on the toggle button beside the “Accept Cookies” option to enable cookies on Chrome.

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  1. Finally, tap on the “Done” button at the top right corner of the “Content Settings” window to implement the changes.

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Method Three: Steps to enable cookies on Chrome for Android OS

  1. Firstly open your Google Chrome browser on your Android device. Once you enter the Chrome browser, tap on the “Menu” button which is represented by three vertical dots or three horizontal lines.

Finally, tap on “Settings” option which will direct you to the “Settings” window.

Enable Cookies

  1. After getting access to the “Settings” window swipe up to the “Advanced” section and then click on the “Site settings” option to enter the “Site Settings” window.

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  1. As you enter the “Site settings” window, you have to enable the cookies by tapping on the checkbox beside the “Cookies” option.
Note: After tapping on the checkbox beside the “Cookies” option you may close the “Site settings” window without manually saving the change as your change is automatically stored.

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Conclusion

As promised at the beginning of the article we have displayed the most straightforward method to enable cookies on chrome for Windows, iOS and Android operating system.

Although in this article we have taken three different operating systems but if you go through the article thoroughly, you will understand that it is really easy to enable cookies on Chrome irrespective of the operating system and hence you will be able to execute all the methods effortlessly.

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