Safari 3.0 Help

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Managing cookies

If you are concerned about cookies, you can set how you want Safari to handle them.

Important: Changing your cookie preferences or removing cookies may cause similar changes in other applications.

To change cookie preferences:

Step 1

Choose Safari > Preferences.

Step 2

Click Security.

Step 3

In the Accept Cookies section, choose how you want Safari to handle cookies. Click the Help (question mark) button to see an explanation of the options.

Step 4

If you want to see more information about the cookies stored on your computer, click Show Cookies. The following information is displayed for each cookie:

Website that stored the cookie


Path, or location, on your computer

Secure status; cookies marked “secure” are sent over an encrypted connection

Expiration date; when it will be removed from your computer

Content; normally a string of code

If you’ve set Safari to block cookies, you may need to temporarily accept cookies to open a page. Repeat the above steps, selecting Always. When you’re done with the page, turn off cookies again and remove the page’s cookies.

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