Cookies are an important element for many websites to work properly. They can be used for things like keeping you logged into an account, saving items to a shopping cart, or simply as a means to identify changes or settings that apply to you or your browser session.
But cookies have a bad reputation because they are also involved in advertising and creating a “profile” of you as a user so that the ads which are served are tailored to your interests.
If you want to disable all cookies in the Edge iPhone browser you are able to do so by following our guide below.
How to Block All Cookies in the Microsoft Edge iPhone Browser
- Open Edge.
- Tap the three dots.
- Select Settings.
- Choose Privacy & security.
- Select Cookies.
- Tap Block all cookies.
- Select Block All to confirm.
Our guide continues below with additional information on blocking cookies in the Edge iPhone browser.
How to Block All Cookies in Edge on an iPhone
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 14.3. Note that by completing these steps you will not only be blocking all future cookies, but you will be deleting any existing cookies.
Step 1: Open the Microsoft Edge app.
Step 2: Tap the button with three dots at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Choose the Settings option.
Step 4: Select Privacy & security at the top of the screen.
Step 5: Touch the Cookies option at the bottom of the menu.
Step 6: Tap Block all cookies.
Step 7: Select Block All to confirm that you wish to block all cookies and delete existing cookies.
As mentioned previously, many sites need cookies to operate correctly. It’s very likely that many of the sites you visit will not function the same once you have started blocking all cookies. Most noticeably you will find that you aren’t able to sign into a lot of accounts.
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