Are you smart enough to use your Smartphone? A Smartphone is embedded with lots of features and turning on cookies on Android is one among them. Are you aware of turning on the cookies on your Smartphone? If the answer is no then this post can help you out in several ways.
The first and the foremost thing that you need to learn is, what exactly the cookie is? Technically cookies are messages transmitted to the web browser from the web server. The information or the messages that web browser receives gets stored in it in a text file. And after that whenever a user requests for that same stored page, the browser sends the request to the server and the response is received within no time.
Use of cookie
The most common and primary use of cookie is to customize web page according to the requirements of the users in order to reduce the wastage of time of the user. A user can also set a custom setting for a page so that whenever he visits that page, the browser identifies the user and open the site or page as per the stored setting by the user. And whenever you enter or try to enter a site with the help of cookie, you are asked to fill up a form in order to identify the user. The form may contain some basic information like name, occupation, interests etc.
A cookie allows you to read and save the cookie data from the Android browser which has been set by default or due to any kind of custom setting. One can not only handle the cookie information and the behavior, but also can modify the information stored in the cookie.
The simple steps that you need to follow and utilize in order to activate or turn on cookies on Android phones are as follows.
- The first and the foremost thing is that you need to keep in your mind is make sure that no extra or idle apps are running in the background and for that you need to fire the android or phone browser.
- Secondly, when have started the browser you need to push “menu” button on your phone after which you will be able to view the list of running apps. The options that are available in this window are- “go”, “new window”, “refresh”, “bookmarks”, “forward”, and “more options”. You need to go for more options, after which you will notice list of available functionalities of the web browser where you need to select the settings option.
- Settings option will provide you with a list of various options which will help you handle the function of your Android handset. You need to keep on scrolling the window until and unless you find the option “Accept cookie”.
- Once you find accept cookie option you need to check the box or select the radio button. Once you are done with it you will find a green color check mark which shows that functionality has been accepted by the device which will enable cookies for your handset.
These are the steps to turn on cookies on Android handset and if you wish you turn it off, then you need to follow the same above mentioned steps and then uncheck the box in front of the text.