How can I see what Cookies are on my Computer?
Cookies are maintained by your web browser, so the method for viewing them will vary depending on which browser you are using. The methods for how to view cookies are listed below.
Click the 'three dots/parallel bars' menu button and choose the 'Settings' option. Scroll down to the 'Privacy and security' section, then click on 'Cookies and other site data'.
To view the cookies on your computer, select 'See all cookies and site data'. You will be shown a list of all websites which have stored cookies on your computer. Selecting a website allows you to see the cookies, and selecting a cookie shows you the data stored in it.
Microsoft Edge - Windows 10+
Microsoft Edge does not appear to provide an option to view individual cookies You can delete all cookies, or enable/disable them.
Use the 'Settings' menu item (may be under the Firefox button or 'parallel lines' menu button), then choose the 'Privacy & security' option. In the section 'Cookies and Site Data' you can use the 'Manage Data' option to see which websites have stored cookies in your computer, and to select any you want to delete.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.0
Select the 'Tools->Internet Options' menu item - this may be found under the 'gearwheel' settings icon. To see which sites have stored cookies on your computer, click on 'settings' (under Browsing History) and then 'View files'. Cookies have names that begin 'cookie:' - the Internet Address column will tell you which website created the cookie.
Choose 'Preferences...' on the 'Settings' or 'Edit' menu (Windows) or the Safari menu (MacOS), then open the 'Privacy' tab and click the 'Details' button. You will be shown a list of all cookies stored on your computer. Individual cookies can be deleted by selecting them and clicking 'Remove' or they can all be deleted by clicking 'Remove All'.
Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad)
From the home screen tap the 'Settings' icon, then choose 'Safari'. Scroll to the bottom of the page and tap 'Advanced', then tap 'Website Data' to see a list of cookies.
Start Chrome, then open the options menu and scroll down to 'Settings', followed by 'Site setttings'. To view and delete cookies, select 'Data stored' - you will see a list of all the sites which have stored cookies on your device. Tapping a website name will give more details and an option to delete the data, or you can choose to 'Clear all data'.
Android does not appear to allow users to view individual cookies. You can delete all cookies, or enable/disable them.
Windows Phone 10
Windows Phone does not appear to allow users to view individual cookies. You can delete all cookies, or enable/disable them.
Blackberry does not appear to allow users to view individual cookies. You can delete all cookies, or enable/disable them.
Note: If you delete or edit cookies on your computer, some websites may require you to re-enter the information which was previously stored in their cookies.
(Also see how to enable or disable cookies.)