If you’re using Chrome on a desktop head to Settings, search for ‘cookies’ and, under Cookies and other site data, check the option to block third-party cookies. While you’re there also turn on Do Not Track – the setting doesn’t do much but indicates that you want more privacy experience online.
Check Safari settings and security preferences
On your Mac, you can find these options in Safari > Preferences. The Websites tab includes options to block some or all pop-up windows, and you can turn on fraudulent site warnings in the Security tab.
Allow or block cookies
- On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app .
- To the right of the address bar, tap More. Settings.
- Tap Site settings. Cookies.
- Turn Cookies on or off.
To manage cookies on Safari, go to Safari > Preferences > Privacy, and then click the “Manage Website Data…” button. This displays a list of all websites that have stored cookies on your computer that can be used to track your browsing.
Why does my Safari keep having pop-ups?
If you see pop-ups on your Mac that just won’t go away, you might have inadvertently downloaded and installed adware (advertising-supported software) or other unwanted software. … If you think that you might have malware or adware on your Mac, update to the latest version of macOS.
Cookies and website data are deleted unless you visit and interact with the trackers’ websites. Always block cookies: Select “Block all cookies.” Websites, third parties, and advertisers can’t store cookies and other data on your Mac. This may prevent some websites from working properly.
Android users can disable cookies in Chrome by following the steps below. Go to Menu -> Settings. Select Site settings. … Or you can leave Cookies enabled but opt to “Block third-party cookies” by ensuring the setting’s checkbox is ticked.
How to Clear Cookies for One Site in Safari
- Select Preferences under the Safari menu.
- Select the Privacy tab.
- Select Manage Website Data.
- Choose the site that placed the cookies in your browser and select Remove.
- Select Done when you’ve deleted all the cookies from Safari.