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Delete cookies from Safari on iPhone
Deleting cookies from your iPhone is a simple process, here’s how you can go about it.
Step 1: Open Settings on your iPhone and select Safari.
Step 2: Scroll down and select ‘Advanced’. In the following window select ‘Website Data’.
Step 3: If you want to remove all cookies at once, tap ‘Remove all website data’. In the following pop up select ‘Remove Now’. All cookies from the Safari browser will be deleted.
Step 4: If you want to clear cookies from a specific website, tap on the ‘Edit’ or slide it to the left and press delete.
Step 5: Tap the red button next to the website of your choice. Press ‘Delete’ and then select ‘Done’.
The cookies from the selected website will be deleted.
Block cookies from Safari on iPhone
If you don’t want cookies storing your data, you can simply block them from Safari. Apple provides the best safety features, and blocking cookies comes in handy when you don’t want tracking cookies to keep a log of your online activity. Some sites may not work when you block them from using cookies. You may have to flag each site individually to use them again. Here’s how you can block all cookies on your iPhone.
Step 1: Go to Settings and Select Safari.
Step 2: Under the ‘Privacy & Security’ section turn on the toggle bar for ‘Block all cookies’ and select ‘Block all’ in the popup dialogue box.
All cookies will be blocked from storing information on your device.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of information can cookies track?
Cookies can track all kinds of information including but not limited to your login credentials, browsing history, preferred webpage language, items in your cart, search queries, device information, and even your location.
How often should I clear cookies from your iPhone?
Most cookies come with an expiration date. But it is still suggested that you clear cookies from your device every week or so. Clearing cookies also frees up much-needed storage space.
How do I block cookies on Google Chrome on iPhone?
If you use Chrome as the default browser on your iPhone, you can simply clear all cookies and browsing history by going to Chrome>Menu>History>Clear Browsing Data>Cookies, Site Data.
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