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Block or Allow Browser Cookies in Samsung Internet browser

Do you want to allow or block browser cookies in the Samsung Internet browser? Learn how to manage and control cookie settings.

Browser cookies are used to remember the user’s login information and session details for a website. However, the Samsung Internet browser does offer the option to block or allow browser cookies. You can customize and block the cookies and even block only third-party cookies for privacy protection.

Configure Cookies Settings on Samsung Internet browser

Cookies are small pieces of information that websites store on your computer. Cookies only store text information, nothing more than that. The text information can be a username, password, or any other that a website requires to keep track of your login activities in an encrypted format. Cookies are an integral part of the browser and help them to remember your login information.

When you enable browser cookies on Samsung Internet, the websites you visit will be able to remember you to make your login information more comfortable. If you’re surfing for a website that requires a login or wants to customize the preferences on the website, you’ll need to enable browser cookies.

Besides advantages, cookies also threaten your browser’s security and privacy. Advertisers take advantage of the cookie’s information to record your browsing activities, which can be used to display ads while browsing. That’s why most people prefer to disable browser cookies on Samsung Internet.

Whether you want to enable or disable browser cookies on Samsung Internet, it’s always good to block third-party cookies. If you are too concerned, clearing browser cookies is easy.

Allow or Block Cookies

Samsung Internet app lets you enable or disable browser cookies for all websites with a single toggle button. The process is quite simple and won’t require much effort. Here are the steps to enable or disable browser cookies:

  1. Launch the Samsung Internet app on your Android.
  2. Tap on More horizontal 3bar icon for the menu list.
  3. Select the Settings menu option.
    Samsung Settings menu
  4. Choose the Privacy and Security settings from the list.
    Samsung Internet Privacy and Security Settings menuIt will display the list of privacy and security options available in the Samsung browser.
  5. Enable or Disable the toggle button for Accept Cookies tab menu.
    Enabling the toggle will allow cookie settings while disabling the toggle will block browser cookies.
    Accept cookies settings option in Samsung Internet

Based on your settings, the websites have access to store cookies. If you want to disable all third-party cookies on Samsung Internet, tap the Accept cookies menu tab and disable toggle against the Allow third-party cookies.

Allow or Block Third Party Cookies in Samsung Internet

If you disable the cookies, none of the websites can store cookies on your smartphone. This way, some websites might refuse to work; in such a case, you should enable the cookies again.

Bottom Line

Remember that cookies are an integral part of the browser and work well to make browsing comfortable. They will save time by remembering your login credentials and storing your customized site preferences.

Blocking cookies for a website will also cause sign-in errors, and the site might misbehave. In such a case, we do not have any option other than allowing it on the Internet browser.

Unfortunately, Samsung does not have the option to block site-specific cookies; you have to enable cookies for all websites or stop them completely.

If you’re concerned about browser privacy and security, you should disable the cookies as they track your online activities. Moreover, if you don’t want to block cookies for all websites, you can benefit from blocking third-party cookies.

How was your browsing experience after allowing or blocking browser cookies on Samsung Internet? Have you faced any issues after blocking cookies?

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Suresh Choudhary

Suresh Choudhary

Suresh has done a Master of Computer Application in Computer Science and has extensive knowledge of computer technology and application. He has 5+ years of experience in technical content writing and writing how-to tutorials. He uses Samsung Internet as the primary browser on his phone. Connect with Suresh on LinkedIn.

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