Enabling Cookies

Enabling Third-Party Cookies on Web Browsers

Your browser must be configured to accept third-party cookies to avoid issues with accessing the UIL test pages. Please follow the browser-specific instructions below to enable third-party cookies if you are receiving an error

Microsoft Internet Explorer

To
enable cookies in IE 7:

  1. Click
    Start > Control Panel. (Note: with Windows XP Classic View, click the
    Windows Start button > Settings > Control Panel).
  • Double-click
    the Internet Options icon .
  • Click
    the Privacy tab.
  • Click
    the Advanced button.
  • Select
    the option ‘Override automatic cookie handling’ under the Cookies section in
    the Advanced Privacy Settings window.
  • Select
    the ‘Accept’ or ‘Prompt’ option under ‘First-party Cookies.’
  • Select
    the ‘Accept’ or ‘Prompt’ option under ‘Third-party Cookies.’ (Note: if you
    select the ‘Prompt’ option, you’ll be prompted to click OK every time a website
    attempts to send you a cookie.)
  • In the
    Internet Options window, click OK to exit.

Mozilla Firefox

To
enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox 3.x (PC):

  1. Click
    Tools > Options.
  2. Click
    Privacy in the top panel.
  3. Select
    the checkbox labeled ‘Accept cookies from sites.’
  4. Select
    the checkbox labeled ‘Accept third-party cookies.’
  5. Click
    OK.

To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox 2.x (PC):

  1. Click
    Tools > Options.
  2. Click
    Privacy in the top panel.
  3. Select
    the checkbox labeled ‘Accept cookies from sites.’
  4. Click
    OK.

To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox 1.x (PC):

  1. Click
    Tools > Options.
  2. Click
    Privacy in the top panel.
  3. Click
    the Cookies tab.
  4. Select
    the checkbox labeled ‘Allow sites to set cookies.’
  5. Click
    OK.

To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox (Mac):

  1. Go to
    the Firefox drop-down menu.
  2. Select
    Preferences.
  3. Click
    Privacy.
  4. Under
    Cookies, select the option ‘Accept cookies from sites.’

Safari

To
enable cookies in Safari (Mac):

  1. Go to
    the Safari drop-down menu.
  2. Select
    Preferences.
  3. Click
    Privacy in the top panel.
  4. Under
    ‘Block cookies’ select the option ‘Never.’
  5. For
    increased security, once you have finished using the site, please change the
    Privacy setting back to Always.

To
enable cookies in Safari (iPhone/iPad):

  1. Open
    your Settings.
  2. Scroll
    down and select Safari.
  3. Under
    Privacy & Security, select ‘Block Cookies.’
  4. Select
    ‘Always Allow.’

Google Chrome

To
enable cookies in Google Chrome (PC):

  1. Select
    the Chrome menu icon .
  2. Select
    Settings.
  3. Near
    the bottom of the page, select Show advanced settings.
  4. In the
    “Privacy” section, select Content settings.
  5. Select
    Allow local data to be set (recommended).
  6. Select
    Done.

To enable cookies in Google Chrome (Mac):

  1. Open
    Chrome preferences click on Settings, then Show Advanced Settings.
  2. Under
    Privacy, click on Content Settings.
  3. Make
    sure “Block third-party cookies and site data” is not checked
  4. If your
    browser is not listed above, please refer to your browser’s help pages.

To enable cookies in Google Chrome (Android):

  1. On your
    Android device, open the Chrome app .
  2. At the
    top right, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap
    Site settings and then Cookies.
  4. Next to
    “Cookies,” switch the setting on.
  5. To
    allow third-party cookies, check the box next to “Allow third-party
    cookies.”