How to Allow / Block Cookies

Written by Hanna Smith

Last published at: February 26th, 2020

To keep update message box from popping up - Allow Cookies

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click the Tools button (gear icon in upper right hand corner), and then click Internet options.
  3. Click the Privacy tab, and then, under Settings, click Advanced.
  4. From there you can choose to accept, block, or prompt cookies. Blocking cookies might prevent some webpages from displaying correctly

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Click the Chrome menu icon (three dots in the upper right hand corner of your screen).
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Near the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings.
  5. In the "Privacy" section, click Content settings.
  6. Enable or disable cookies:
    • To enable cookies, select Allow local data to be set (recommended).
    • To disable cookies, select Block sites from setting any data

Mozilla Firefox 4 and newer

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click the menu button at the top right of the browser window (three bars).
  3. Click Options
  4. Click Privacy on the left navigation.
  5. Click Change Block List
  6. To enable or disable cookies
    1. To enable cookies, select the basic protection (recommended) option.
    2. To disable cookies, select the strict protection option