Websites that you visit on the Internet often use small pieces of data called cookies to track you as you use their sites. Typically these cookies are not being used for anything malicious, and simply allow the site to keep you logged into an account, or to remember your preferences for using their site.
Don’t Accept Cookies in the Chrome iPhone App
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 6 Plus, in iOS 8. The Chrome version being used was the most recent version available at the time this article was written (version 42.0.2311.47). However, the steps should be the same in most earlier versions of the app.
Step 1: Open the Chrome app.
Step 2: Tap the icon with three vertical dots at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Select the Settings option at the bottom of the menu.
Step 4: Tap the Content Settings button.
Step 5: Tap the button to the right of Accept Cookies to turn the option off. Cookies will not be accepted when the button is white, as in the image below.
Do you also use the Safari browser on your iPhone? This article will show you how to block cookies in that app as well.
Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
His main writing topics include iPhones, Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Android, and Photoshop, but he has also written about many other tech topics as well.
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