Questions tagged [cookies]

Is a piece of data stored by a website within a browser, and then subsequently sent back to the same website by the browser.

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How can I edit my cookies in Safari Web Inspector?

I could not edit value of cookies. How can I edit my cookies in Safari Web Inspector?
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How to auto-accept cookies notifications as mandated by EU law?

EU law forces websites to notify visitors about the use of cookies. Clicking on these messages is quite a nuisance. I've found a plugin on https://cookiesok.com but this is only available for Chrome, ...
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Block cookies from specific domain

I would like to configure Safari to block cookies from specific domains, but looking at the settings I couldn't find any option. Then I searched for extensions that could implement this feature, ...
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How can you see the value of a cookie on an iPhone?

I need to see the value of a cookie in Safari on an iPhone. How do I do this? Note that I'm not asking how to delete a cookie, or how to see that a cookie exists. I'm trying to see the actual data ...
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Where are Google Chrome cookies stored on a Mac?

Where are Google Chrome cookies located on a mac? I went ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Cookies, but I don't think that this file is the one. I cleared cookies, went to this file,...
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How do I delete a specific cookie by name in Safari?

I opted into an experimental new Stack feature (coming soonish!), and now I want to opt back out. To do so, all I have to do is delete a cookie called purple. It should be easy. Just go to Safari ...
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Cookies in Safari private browsing with iframes

Update: Since doing some more investigation, I'm updating this question. We're seeing some strange behaviour on our site for Safari users who are in private browsing mode. Our site is in an iframe ...
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Delete cookies in Safari manually

I tried deleting Cookies in Safari manually, by deleting ~Library/Cookies, ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari and ~/Library/Safari. The folders gets deleted, but the next time I launch Safari all ...
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How do I clear cookies from the Twitter app internal browser on iPhone?

Just to clarify, I've tried cleaning the Safari cookies with no success.
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Manually deleting the Safari cookies on Yosemite is not working

I am trying to manually delete the cookies for Safari on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.3. I have done this with Chrome and FireFox before (you simply locate their cookie files and delete them). But I seem ...
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How to trace what is re-entering jet.com super-cookie?

In Safari (Version 10.1.1 (10603.2.5)) on OS X Yosemite, in the Preferences... -> Privacy [Manage Website Data...] I have an entry: jet.com Databses If I delete this entry, it disappears, and ...
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What's the difference between the Safari iOS cookie settings?

On mobile Safari there are 4 settings for cookies: Always block Allow from current website only Allow from websites I visit Always allow #1 makes sense but I am unable to distinguish the 3 remaining ...
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Periodically deleting cookies in Safari

It seems as though extensions in Safari can't access cookies. In firefox there is a great add-on that immediately deletes cookies from a site after you close its tab. This is really helpful for ...
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Safari randomly and periodically loses cookies

It's been a while now that I'm facing this issue. From time to time, and on some websites, I have to either: Accept again the cookies, and/or Login again. I'm using macOS 10.14.4 and Safari 12.1. It'...
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How do I view my cookies in Safari 7 Web Inspector?

I've got the developer menu enabled, and am looking at the Web Inspector, but the instructions I've been able to find for viewing cookies in Safari 6 don't seem to apply in Safari 7. How do I view my ...
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Suppress cookie warnings

Cookie warnings (I think coming from EU directives) are becoming more common and more annoying. Cookies are not blocked in Safari (12.1.2) preferences. AdBockPlus (2.06) is also installed, which does ...
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Is there a way to automatically delete all cookies in Safari upon exit?

For the longest time the ill-named "Safari Cookies" extension (by using SIMBL) provided this function of automatically deleting all cookies in Safari when quitting the application. But development of ...
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Safari loses web site “login” state after computer restarts

I have a problem with Safari losing my web site login state after a computer restart. For example, if I am logged in to Facebook or StackExchange the before a restart, then after the restart I will be ...
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How do I set up Firefox to keep only cookies from select sites, when I use Firefox-Sync?

I use Firefox on a desktop iMac, a MacBook and my Android Samsung Galaxy S III mobile phone. All installations of Firefox are set to sync over Firfox's inbuilt Firefox-Snyc feature. On my desktop ...
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How can I view HTTP only cookies in OSX?

I have a website I'm investigating and want to view HTTP-only cookies in Firefox, Safari, or Chrome. How can I view these special cookies in OSX?
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Fluid app doesn't save cookies

I've got several Fluid apps for Amazon Web Services consoles (on different accounts). The aws console saves UI preferences between sessions (e.g., which columns in a display do I want to see). I ...
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Permanently saving a cookie in ios8

Is there a way to permanently save a cookie in ios8? So I can clear every other cookie and browsing data but that cookie? My banking makes me confirm the computer/phone I'm using through email and ...
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Safari keeps losing my sessions / cookies

I'm a long-time Safari user, without any serious troubles. As of yesterday, Safari now loses my session data every half hour or so. Meaning - I get logged out of all of the sites I'm logged into - ...
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How to use youtube-dl --cookies

How do I use the --cookies option to youtube-dl to download a Youtube video? Can anyone provide a worked example of how to obtain the relevant cookies for Youtube and put it in the appropriate format ...
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iOS 10.3.2: cookies will return after deletion. How to clean-up?

I discoverd that in iOS 10.3.2 (german language set, timezone Berlin / MESZ) in my iPad not every information concerning history and tracking could be deleted: Following Einstellungen (Setting), ...
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Chrome loses cookies on browser restart

I have cookies set to 'Allow local data to be set (recommended)' and yet, whenever I restart Chrome, I have to re-login to sites like reddit/facebook/google which should be keeping me logged in.
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Safari stopped remembering what is usually stored in cookies. What might have happened?

For the last few days Safari has simply stopped remembering thing, like my login id for several Web sites (but not all, not StackExchange for example) and form data that is stored in cookies (like my ...
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How do I block cookies just on Medium.com? [duplicate]

Pardon the interruption. Medium is tracking me and I don't care about Medium. How can I block their cookies in Safari?
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In iOS Safari, why aren't the Facebook social plugin cookies blocked, in spite of the “from visited” option?

In my iPad, the cookie setting for Safari is set to "from visited", which should block all third party cookies. But if I am not logged out of Facebook, then from any third party webpage that uses the ...
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Restoring Chrome cookies

I use Google Chrome as my browser. I deleted Chrome cookies and there are some files that were stored in the cookies for a note taking web application I use. I want to restore the files that were ...
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2019 Update: Where does Chrome store cookies on Mac?

Apparently the location noted in: Where are Google Chrome cookies stored on a Mac? is outdated. This tree no longer exists: ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Cookies
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Prove that I visited a site for medical school interview

10 days ago I was awarded an interview at my dream medical school, and immediately signed up for a time slot on their website. However, I recently got an email that I actually DIDNT sign up for a time ...
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Why does Safari frequently log me out of websites?

Recently, Safari started to act differently and to bounce me out from websites such as Gmail, so I need to login after reboot or long sleep etc. Why is this happening? How do I make Safari "remember"...
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OS X Safari keeps forgetting cookies

My Safari constantly keeps forgetting cookies, even during a session. I.e. I might log into this Stack Exchange, and a few minutes later I am logged out again (without even restarting Safari). This ...
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Allowing cookies from a specific site in Safari

I'm a new Mac user and I have a financial site which says I must allow cookies...and I'm okay with that, I just don't know how to do that. I've looked in my settings and preferences but it appears I ...
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Allow cookies from certain websites?

I have some problems with cookies, I don't want cookies everywhere, but only for certain websites. What I have done right now is I allow cookies, then do the thing where a cookie is saved, then block ...
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Why Migration Assistant does not migrate browser cookies?

If Migration Assistant migrates the entire hard disk content, it should include the browser cookies as well. But my new machine did not have cookies; I was signed out of all web applications. Why is ...
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Why is my cookie blocked by Safari on iOS7? (iphone)

I own a web application dealing with a Cookie (for authentication). On all devices (Macbook, PC, even Ipad iOS7) excepting Iphone, the whole works, meaning the cookie is well stored on these clients....
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iOS Chrome losing its cookies? [duplicate]

Using Google Chrome on my iPad, it seems like every now and then it randomly "forgets" all of my cookies. Authentication cookies in particular; I get re-prompted for two factor authentication and ...