Safari is a powerful web browser that allows us to obtain safe and fast access to the pages we want and a huge number of extensions and add-ons.
Safari was developed by the Apple company and can be run on Mac computers and other Apple devices, but it can also be run on Windows. Thanks to its Windows version, we can test the full power of Apple’s browser on our Windows computer.
In this article, we will guide you through enabling, disabling cookies in the Safari browser.
On your Mac, the first fundamental step you must take to activate cookies in Safari is to:
- Start the browser by clicking on its icon (the one with the compass ) and selecting the Safari menu. After that, click on the Preferences option.
- In the next window, click on the Privacy tab and uncheck (if present) the Block all cookies box, located next to the Cookies in such a way as to allow first-party cookies, that is, those generated directly from the Internet sites visited.
- Note that if you are using an older version of macOS and Safari, you can verify the activation of cookies in more detail by choosing, in accordance with the Cookies and website data option, one of the following options: Allow only from the current website, Allow from the websites I visit, or Always Allow.
You also have the alternative of disabling cookies in Safari. Follow the steps mentioned below:
- If you are using a Mac to disable cookies in Safari, the first step you must take is to start the browser by clicking on its icon (the one with the compass ).
- In the window that opens next on the screen, select the Privacy tab, check (if it is not present) the Block all cookies that you find in correspondence with the Cookies and website data option and confirm your intentions by pressing the Block all button to disable first-party cookies.
- If you are surfing the net through an older version of macOS and Safari, to perform the operation in question, instead, choose the option Block whenever you find it next to the Cookies and website data option.
- If you have also enabled third-party cookies, you can disable them by checking the Prevent cross-website tracking box, located in correspondence with the Website Monitoring option.
- If you’re using an older version of macOS and Safari, check the box for Ask sites not to track activity found at the bottom of the browser preferences window.
With these few simple steps, you can configure cookie settings in your Safari Browser.