Enabling Browser Cookies


Enabling third-party cookies may be needed for some USF tools to function correctly. The following are steps you can take to enable cookies within browsers such as Google Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Safari. 

Google Chrome

  1. With Google Chrome open, select the three vertical dots at the top right.

  2. Select Settings

  3. In the left column, select Privacy and security. If you do not see it, it might be under Advanced.

  4. Select Site Settings

  5. Select Cookies and site data

  6. Make sure that Block third-party cookies it turned off

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  1. With FireFox open, select the three vertical lines at the top right corner of the browser.

  2. Select Options

  3. In the left column, select Privacy & Security

  4. Under Enhanced Tracking Protection, select Custom.

  5. Uncheck Cookies

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Internet Explorer

  1. With Internet Explorer open, select the Gear icon located at the top right of the browser.

  2. Select Internet Options

  3. Click on the Privacy tab.

  4. Select Advanced under Settings

  5. Under Third-party Cookies, select Accept

  6. Select OK

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Microsoft Edge

  1. With Microsoft Edge open, select the three dots located at the top right of the browser.

  2. Select Settings

  3. In the left column, select Cookies and site permissions

  4. Under Cookies and data stored, select Manage and delete cookies and site data

  5. Turn ON Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)

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  1. With Safari open, select Safari in the tool bar located at the top left of the screen.

  2. Select Preferences

  3. Under the Privacy tab, Uncheck Prevent cross-site tracking.

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