What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?

What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small amount of data that enables a website to remember information.

 

This is mostly for usernames and passwords, but is also used to record other information such as search settings to improve your recommended purchases, or which articles you have read on a news site so that the headlines can be coloured differently as 'read' when you visit again.

 

Some users have privacy concerns about cookies and prefer not to allow them. You can allow or disallow cookies in your settings. 

 

If you do disallow cookies, be aware that some websites, such as PayPal, require cookies to log into your account and save your preferred settings.

 

The first time you visit a website that uses cookies, you will see a notice advising you that the website is using them.

What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?

How do I allow or disallow cookies? (Internet Browser)

The below steps will show you how to allow or disallow cookies in the Samsung Internet Browser on your device.

 

If you are looking for information on allowing or disallowing cookies using your Chrome Internet appclick here.

 

 

Enabling or disabling cookies in the Internet Browser

1 Your Internet Browser may already be on your home screen or apps tray as per the below. If you don't see it, tap Apps first
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
2 Tap Internet
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
3 Tap More
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
4 Tap Settings
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
5 Tap Privacy
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
6 Use the slider to turn Accept cookies on or off
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?

How do I allow or disallow cookies? (Chrome app)

Chrome's default is to allow cookies. 

 

To change your cookie settings on Chrome:

1 Tap Apps
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
2 Tap Chrome
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
3 Tap the menu (three dots)
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
4 Tap Settings (you may need to scroll down a little)
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
5 Tap Site Settings (you may need to scroll down a little)
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
6 Tap Cookies
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?
7 Use the slider to allow or disallow Cookies
What are cookies, and how do I enable or disable them on my Samsung Galaxy device?

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