Cookies are a crucial part of many of the websites that you visit every day. They help keep you signed into your account, then help remember the items that you’ve added to your shopping cart, and they help to personalize your experience.
But cookies can also cause some Web pages not to work correctly, and it’s fairly common to delete or disable them when you are trying to troubleshoot a problem. If you’ve previously disabled cookies in the Safari browser on your iPhone and it’s causing issues, then you might need to go back and re-enable them. Our guide below will show you how to enable cookies for Safari on your iPhone 7.
How to Allow Cookies in the Safari iPhone Browser
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.1.4. By completing these steps you will be allowing websites to store cookies on your device. Note that this only applies to the Safari browser. This won’t change any cookie settings for other browsers on your iPhone, such as Firefox or Chrome.
Step 1: Open the Settings app.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the Safari option.
Step 3: Scroll to the Privacy & Security section and tap the button to the right of Block All Cookies to turn the setting off. I am allowing cookies in the picture below.
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