How to Enable 3rd Party Cookies

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Cookies may enhance your user experience. So, if you want to know how to enable 3rd party cookies? Then this article is for you. So, let’s get started:

What are cookies?

As per Wikipedia,
An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie or simply cookie), is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. Every time the user loads the website, the browser sends the cookie back to the server to notify the user’s previous activity.

How to enable 3rd party cookies?


How to enable cookies on Google Chrome?

Step #1: As the very first step, you need to open the Google Chrome application on your system. You can do so by double-clicking on the Google Chrome icon, and this will open the browser for you. This action completes the preliminary step of this method, and now you are good to go to the next step.

Step #2: Now, in this step, you are required to click on the hamburger icon which has a structure similar to three horizontal bars. It is usually positioned at the top right corner of the web page. Once you have clicked on it, then a drop-down menu will appear. From that menu, you have to select “Settings” option. This will load the settings tab, and the subsequent actions are discussed in the next step.

Alternatively, you can directly access the settings tab using the following address: “Chrome://settings/” without quotes.

Step #3: If you are all set with your settings tab in front of you then you can surely move further. In this step, you will have to scroll down to the bottom of the chrome settings window and from there you will have to click on the “Show advanced settings” link. This will expand the window, and you will see more advanced options.

Step #4: If you have managed to reach this far then in this step, you are required to scroll to the privacy section and after that you need to click on the “Content settings” button. This will result in a pop-up window with web related settings like JavaScript, Handlers, Plug-in, Cookies and others. As obvious from the topic that we will be more concerned about the cookies settings.

The very first option is of cookies. Now, you are required to see if the checkbox next to the option “Block third-party cookies and site data” is checked or not. If it is checked, then you need to uncheck it and if not then third party cookies are already enabled on you Google Chrome browser.

After this, all you require is to click on done, and this will apply the changes made by you instantly. 

Too many cookies in your browser can ruin your Internet surfing, so it is require to clear the cookies from time to time. Here is how to clear cookies on Mac.

How to enable third party cookies on Mozilla Firefox?


Step #1: You need to launch your Firefox browser. You can easily do so by double-clicking on the Firefox icon, and this will open the Firefox browser for you.

Step #2: At the extreme top left corner of the Firefox window, you will see Firefox button with a down arrow. You need to click on it, and this will open a menu for you.

From the right part of the drop-down menu, you have to select options, and this will result in a new options window.

Step #3: After successfully completing the previous steps, you will have your options window in front of you. From the window, you have to click on the “Privacy” tab which usually takes a position at the top panel of the screen.

Step #4: Since you want to enable third party cookies on your browser then you are required to change the “Firefox will:” settings to “Use custom settings for history”. This will result in some custom options related to history settings for you.

From here, you have to check on the check box next to “Accept cookies from sites” and then “Accept third-party cookies”. It may happen that they are already checked then you need not uncheck them.

If you are done with all these, then all you require is to click on the “OK” button and this way you can easily enable third-party cookies on your Firefox browser.

How to enable third-party cookies on Internet Explorer?


Step #1: Launch your Internet explorer. Double clicking on the internet explorer icon will do the needful for you. If you have done the mentioned, then you are good to go to the next step.

Step #2: This step requires clicking on the gear like icon or Tools and then selecting “Internet Options”. It may happen that you won’t be able to locate the tools menu, then you need to press “Alt” button, and this will do the required for you.

Step #3: the Previous step will result in a window of Internet options. From here, you have to select “Privacy” tab. You will see a slider for internet settings. By default, the slider is set in a medium position.

You need to move the slider to the extreme bottom, and this will automatically accept all cookies, no matter from what source they come from.

Additionally, you can also manually set from which sites you want your browser to accept cookies or not.
The moment you are done with all these then you need to click on the “Apply” button and this way you can easily allow third-party cookies on Internet Explorer.

Wrapping up.

This wrapping up section brings us to the end of this article on “How to enable 3rd party cookies?” We hope that this article has helped you in your quest about enabling third-party cookies. If it has helped you in any way, then do spread the words by giving it social flares and sharing it among your peers. If you are using Safari, you can see this explaining Enabling Cookies in Mac.

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arun singh

Arun Singh is a experienced server management geek and he has more than 8 years of experienced handling hosting server and he do sometimes share his knowledge in digital marketing. He currently with private company in Mumbai, India and he handles server management at

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