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How to enable and disable cookies in Google Chrome for Android

25 mayo, 2021

If you have cookies disabled in Google Chrome it is possible that some web pages give you an error or do not allow you to access all the functions. Fortunately, enabling them again is really easy. You only need to follow the steps that we expose later and reload the web page that is giving you failure.

Enable cookies in Google Chrome, step by step

Enable cookies

In order to enable cookies in Google ChromeYou simply have to access the settings and check the correct box. They are a couple of steps and it will not take you ten seconds to complete them:

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click on the three dots in the upper right area.
  3. Select “Settings”.
  4. In the “Advanced navigation” section, select “Website settings”.
  5. Once inside, click on “Cookies”.
  6. Check the “Cookies” box and make sure the “Block third-party cookies” box is not checked.

When you have done this, go back to the web page that requested the cookies and recharge it by sliding down. If all goes well, the web should load correctly. When you are done and you know that you will not have to log in again, follow the steps above and deactivate cookies again if you want.

What are cookies for?

Although you have it explained in detail in Engadget, it does not hurt to summarize what is a cookie and what is it for. When we talk about cookies, we refer to a small data file that a website “installs” in the browser to, mainly, recognize you if you are a frequent visitor and to know your browsing habits.

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An easy example to see is when you leave a website where you have registered, you go back in and you don’t have to log in again. That is because there is a cookie with information from your computer, browser and user that saves you the step. In the same way, cookies are also used by third parties to send you information related to your interests. In this article we teach you how to delete them in any Android browser.