Technical Guides

How to Enable Cookies in Firefox

This guide shows the process of enabling Cookies in Firefox.

  1. Click the menu button

    The menu button will be in the top right-hand corner of Firefox; it looks like three horizontal lines on top of each other.

    Screenshot showing the location of the Firefox menu button

  2. Click the "Options" menu item

    After clicking the menu button, the Firefox menu apears; one of the options in it is Options. Click it.

    Screenshot showing the location of the Options menu item in the expanded Firefox menu

    The Options screen will now appear.

  3. Click the "Privacy & Security" menu item

    Click the Privacy & Security item.

  4. Choose your preferred Cookies/History setting

    Firefox groups the Cookies settings under the concept of "browser history". In order to change your browser's cookies policy, the browser history settings must be configured as well.

    Screenshot of the History options.

    When you click on the "Firefox will:" drop-down menu, you will see three choices. Select the Remember history option. 

  5. Close the Preferences/Options tab

    Once these preferences have been configured, close this tab and continue using Firefox.