Cookies: How to enable cookies in Windows 8

Written by: Oliver Krautscheid - Published: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 - Comments

Get the most from your online experience by enabling cookies. Learn how to enable them in Windows 8.


enable cookies Windows 8


Enable cookies in Windows 8

Cookies are used to personalise your web experience by storing information in files called cookies. Many popular websites like www.google.com, www.amazon.com and www.ebay.com etc, use cookies to keep track of your activities and personalised settings. To enable cookies in Windows 8, follow the instructions mentioned below;

1. In the Metro Start Menu, click on the lower left corner. The Start menu pops up. Click on Search.

metro search

2. From the Apps list that appears, click on Control Panel.

control panel

3. In the Control Panel , click on More Settings. This will take you to Control Panel window.

more settings

4. Click on Internet Options.

internet options

5. Select Privacy tab and click on Advanced button.

privacy advanced

6. Check Override automatic cookie handling and select Accept option for both. Check Always allow session cookies. Click Ok when done.

enable cookies

To learn more about First party Cookies, Third party Cookies and Session Cookies check out this post.

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