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Where are my cookies?

There are a number of reasons why you might want to remove specific cookies, including protecting your security, and maximising the performance of your device, but you've got to find them first!

How to find your browser’s cookies

Internet Explorer 7-10

Press F12 and then click on ‘Cache’ and the ‘View Cookie Information’ then you will see a page load up with all of the cookies and their values.

Internet Explorer 11

Press F12 and then select Network (router icon). Click on ‘DETAILS’ and then from the list that appears underneath select ‘Cookies’.

Microsoft Edge

Press F12 and then click on the ‘Debugger’ tab. On the left you should see a list that contains ‘Cookies’, expand this and then click on the URL that you are on. You will now be presented with a list of Cookies that you have.

Firefox

Right click on the page and then click on ‘View page info’. From that window click on the security tab and press ‘View cookies’. The value of the cookie is found next to content.

Chrome

Similarly, to Firefox…Right click on the page and then click on ‘View page info’. From that popup select ‘Show cookies and site data’. Again, the value of the cookie is found next to content.

Safari

Go to Preferences (Ctrl+,) and then go to the advanced tab. Click the checkbox saying ‘Show develop menu in menu bar’. Click on develop in the menu bar and select ‘Show error console’. From there click the Resources tab in the error console that has appeared and expand the cookies list. Select the site that the error occurred on and from there you will see all the cookie data stored for the site.

 

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