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How do you enable cookies on a Mac?

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To enable cookies on a Mac, open the Safari Web browser. On the browser’s Tool bar select Safari, then Preferences, and from the Preferences pop-up window, click the Privacy tab to display privacy settings. Under the Cookies and Website Data section, check the radio button next to Always Allow, Allow From Websites I Visit or Allow from Current Website Only. After making your selection, close the Preferences window to return to your browsing session.

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  1. Open Safari

    Open the Safari Web browser.

  2. Go to Privacy settings

    From the Safari toolbar, click Safari, click Preferences from the drop-down menu, and in Preferences pop-up window, click the Privacy tab. This displays the privacy settings, including cookies and website data controls.

  3. Enable the cookies

    Select whether to enable all cookies or just certain ones. Under the Cookies and Website Data section, click the radio button next to Always Allow, Allow From Websites I Visit or Allow from Current Website Only. Click on the Help button, which appears as a question mark, for an explanation of what these options mean. Once you choose one, your cookies selection is enabled.

  4. Return to your browsing session

    Once you have enabled cookies, close the Privacy window to return to your Safari browsing session.

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