Questions tagged [cookies]

Small files sent by sites, used by web browsers, to keep your session or preferences for next time.

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Chrome ignores “block 3d party cookies” setting for google cookies?

I have turned on "blocked 3d party cookies" in Chrome and can't see that I have any exceptions to this rule. Yet I see annoying tracking ads from Google on some sites. I have checked the ...
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Firefox: How to Create Shortcut or Button to “Manage Data” (cookies/storage manager)

I would like to have a button to take me here: Tools -> Options -> Privacy & Security -> (scroll down) -> Manage Data. (Load the cookie manager.) I do this continuously, and all the ...
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How to manually block websites cookies banners

Good afternoon, I was wondering if there are any possibilities to add more websites to the i don't care about cookies blocklist? I am using Adguard Adblock (which is a software and not a bowser ...
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Switching between stackexchange accounts doesn't work on Brave but works with Chrome

My Stackexchange account was originally created on stackoverflow. That means that if I want to login to any other site, like this one, I have to use my stackoverflow credentials and then get forwarded ...
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Firefox claims I have granted extra permissions for sites and I cannot revoke them

When I visit sites like Reddit and Twitter with Firefox 86.0.1 on Windows 10 2004 moving mouse over left side of address bar bring up following tooltip: Traslated to English tooltip says: You have ...
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How do I use an older version of a website's cookies on Chrome?

I accidentally deleted a banner on PlanetMinecraft and there's no default way to get it back. It seems to have been saved via my computer's cookies instead of my account, so theoretically if I still ...
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How to fix Chrome Portable settings

Once in a while my Chrome Portable v72 on a start pretend it forgot history, cookies, bookmarks, everything, and don't let to update itself. This is a known problem with 10+ years history with Chrome, ...
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Chrome doesn't delete cookies when I close it

Chrome doesn't delete cookies when I close it, even though I enabled the setting. Incognito won't work for me because I don't want to get logged out of some websites. I have enabled "Clear ...
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Does Keeping a Cookie “Whitelist” Slow Down Chrome?

I use Chrome so that, by default, I block all cookies, but then "whitelist" sites I use often, either fully accepting its cookies or by selecting the "clear on exit" option. As a ...
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Why was I just signed out of all my accounts?

After closing Firefox and leaving my computer for a few minutes, I suddenly found myself signed out of all my accounts - Outlook, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Stack Exchange itself. I definitely didn'...
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How do I get back into my old places forums, websites I visit, places I do business with

Here is my quandary. I got a new computer. I use google chrome as my web browser. I saved a copy of my google passwords(csv file) But I found out that when I accessed my account evidently it saves my ...
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What do cookie warnings mean by “Legitimate Interest”?

I've had to decline/accept cookies for a while now. But something I've noticed on a handful of websites are now suggesting that the cookies have 'legitimate interest'? I have a legitimate interest in ...
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Why won't Chrome delete all my cookies when I quit?

Using the latest Google Chrome on Windows 10, Kubuntu 18.04 (Version 88.0.4324.146 (Official Build) (64-bit)) and a Chromebook (Chrome OS 88 stable) I have the same problem. I've configured Chrome to ...
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How to limit cookies of a domain only to that specific domain?

I'm using the new Edge browser, I have added only a couple of websites' cookies to be kept after browser closes and the rest are deleted. YouTube.com and Google.com cookies are among the ones that I ...
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Is there any way to whitelist specific cookies in a browser?

Is there any way to whitelist specific cookies when browsing? I know some things (chromium's built-in settings, umatrix) allow you to generally block cookies, and whitelist certain domains, but not ...
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Browser cookies inspector

In developer tools in FF under Storage, and in Chrome under Application->storage, I can see eg. cookies that is saved on a particular domain. But I must visit the domain to see all the data the ...
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Web scraping with cookies

There is a website where I want to download all its articles. The site not necessary access to the URL but if I wanna show full articles, need credentials. So firstly, exported the site cookies to a ...
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What security can cookies give to my website?

I am a beginner PHP programmer and wanting to continue learning everything that catches my attention, I analyze it until I understand it. I recently came across about 2 pages online, a store and a ...
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RFC6265, cookie can track the user between two sites, HOW is it possible?

In RFC 6265 Section 7.1, it says: Particularly worrisome are so-called "third-party" cookies. In rendering an HTML document, a user agent often requests resources from other servers (...
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Is there any way to permanently retain specific cookies, when deleting all cookies on Chrome?

I am wanting to be able to delete all cookies with one button click, or even a hotkey would be better, while not deleting certain commonly used websites' cookies. More specifically, I want to save the ...
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How to clear localStorage for all sites I've visited, but keep cookies, with Chrome?

How to clear localStorage for all sites I've visited, but keep cookies (that I manage separately, with an extension; some of them are whitelisted and should not be deleted)? Unfortunately, Chromium ...
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Problems with cookies and TortoiseSVN

I use Google Chrome and I'm constantly logged off from my Google Account, but also from other websites. The other problem is that also my TortoiseSVN installation lose its user/password setting. I ...
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Don't Save Session Cookies and Cache in Incognito Chrome

Ok basically I'm using wordpress to make a website, and so I'd like to use Incognito mode to view the website as the visitor would see it (so I don't have to log off and then log back on to edit again)...
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How to import/export chrome data without any 3rd party applications/extensions?

Is there any way to import/export Google Chrome cookies from one browser or session without any third party applications? All the methods I searched involved usage of a third party extension or tool.
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Browser cookies being (selectively) reset unexpectedly

I think some browser cookies are being unexpectedly reset. How do I prevent this or figure out what is happening? I changed some settings on a few web apps. The changed settings stick for a while, but ...
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Tracking Cookies Returning After I Remove Them With CCleaner

I use the Ccleaner app to manage what cookies I want to keep on my Windows 10 desktop, so they aren’t removed when I clear the Chrome cache. I have noticed that I run the cleaner, but once I open ...
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How to delete individual cookies from Firefox in Privacy Mode?

Firefox' official support states states that individual cookies can be deleted using the padlock at the left of the address bar or by the global Manage Data setting. However, when Firefox is set to ...
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How to import cookies from Safari to Chrome using a custom Chrome extension

I would like to import my cookies for a specific website from Safari to Chrome. I am currently following this answer. The main problem I'm having is I do not know how to indicate which cookies I would ...
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How to block the annoying “Before you continue” popup on Google?

Before it was possible to use Google with cookies disabled, or with extension Cookie-AutoDelete or something similar. For some weeks, this is gone. After each cookie deletion, I receive a popup that I ...
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Chrome “clear cookies on exit” feature does not work

I use Chrome on macOS. When I set the option in Chrome settings to clear cookies on exit, nothing is done on the next opening of Chrome. I still can see all the cookies and website data. I know this ...
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YouTube-DL: How to extract cookies from Opera for age restricted videos?

I've been using YouTube-DL in Windows for a while now. Unfortunately YouTube recently made some change that has caused it to stop working on age restricted videos. The docs say that you can tell it to ...
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Any way to see what cookies a site with redirects sets using Chrome?

I have a web site that I am having a hard time whitelisting to use cookies because I think it is using a third party cookie after doing redirects. So, in other words what happens is that the web site, ...
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Why do Chromium and Chrome delete sign-in cookies after closing the browser?

I am unable to stay signed in on Chromium and Google Chrome. I sign in to website A, close all tabs, open website A again, and am still signed in. I quit Chromium or Google Chrome, open website A, and ...
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How private is private mode in Firefox?

I am using a private window in Firefox (78.0.2). I navigate to https://www.nfz-messe.com and accept the cookies. After I close Firefox and restart Firefox, when I navigate to the same site, there is ...
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I deleted password from chrome://settings/passwords now I want to put it back but Chrome will not ask

I deleted a password from chrome://settings/passwords. I now want to put it back but Chrome will not ask me to save it. (I deleted it because I saved the wrong password.) Now I know the password and I ...
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Delete all cookies except those from certain sites

With Chrome, how to delete all cookies except those from a custom list of whitelisted sites (e.g. google.com, stackoverflow.com, etc. to keep them logged in)? I know the "Clear browsing data"...
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Facing Certain Issues Regarding Google Chrome Updates

I am currently working on Chrome browser and always liked it functions and the way it works but after 77th Update, if I am not wrong then I am facing certain issues that spoiled my experiences while ...
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Chrome cookies only partly cleared when set to clear upon exit

I must have seen the same question in this same forum but I can't find an answer. Chrome simply does not clear all cookies upon exiting, when set to do so. The only way to clear it, is by manually ...
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Firefox: set all cookies session-only, except specific ones?

I'd like to have all cookies as session-only, except ones that I whitelist, so that sites working with cookies only won't break but their cookies are still not retained, but on the other hand, cookies ...
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how to stop sites setting service-workers, without blocking cookies, in google chrome

I want to be able to block service-workers from being allowed by default, on google chrome. But I want to allow cookies by default. I dont see a way of blocking service-workers without blocking all ...
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My chrome lost its passwords and stopped logging me into my favourite sites when it has them

Chrome used to remember that I am logged in to my web Outlook, my Facebook etc and open them logged in. A library visit gone wrong seems to have removed my passwords but even now that I have added ...
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Why can't I log in a website that I have saved cookie data from?

I came across this Extension called EditThisCookie that can import and export cookies. So I did an experiment… I first exported the cookies from Facebook while logged in, and then I logged out. Then ...
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Cookie session Firefox

WGET need some cookies (because he like those, but not only), because some files are only accessible while authenticated. But i find nowhere how to get these cookies (and i can't autenticate from WGET ...
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Clean existing cookies?

If you look for "clean tracking cookies" on google, you find exclusively instructions how to nuke ALL cookies and/or how to install tracking protection extensions. Now perhaps this is intentional ...
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How can I identify what cookies a site needs using Firefox?

I want to whitelist a site that uses cookies in a complex way. Unfortunately I can't figure out what domain names to whitelist. When I try to go the site in Firefox, I get this error: The web site ...
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Cookies location of Vivaldi

I was trying to view my cookies but I can't really find them? Sure, you can see them inside the browser but you can't really do anything with them that way aside from viewing them. Does anyone know ...
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Deleting all third-party cookies and HTML5 site data using commandline/cygwin on windows 7

is it possible to delete all cookies third-party cookies flash cookies HTML5/site data like sqlite DB, .. did I miss anything? using cygwin/cmd/powershell? Prefer cygwin/bash. For some reason, ...
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Are Cookie IDs recycled?

Once a cookie ID is deactivated/deleted by a browser, can the cookie ID be recycled? For example, if User A is tagged with CookieID A which expires in say 30 days, can a User B be assigned the same ...
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Is it possible to import Firefox cookies into Chrome?

I have exported my cookies in Firefox to a TXT file and also to a JSON file. Is it possible to import either file into Chrome? I have tried a number of extensions from the Chrome Web Store but none ...
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How do I see request cookies in Chrome?

In Firefox and Safari, you can see the cookies being passed in the request in the network tab. For example, if you visit walmart.com and inspect the GET facebook.com/tr/xxxx requests, you can see that ...

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