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Enabling Cookies in Your Web Browser

Cookies keep track of your movements within the learning management system. Cookies are stored in your Web browser. This is why it is important to enable your Web browser to accept cookies. To do this:

Internet Explorer (11)

  1. Go to the Tools menu and select Internet Options.
    (If you do not see the Help menu, press the Alt key on your keyboard to display the menu bar.)
  2. Under the Privacy tab, click Advanced. Check off accept First-Party and Third Party cookies. Press the OK button.
  3. Click OK to save changes.

Edge (20 and higher)

  1. Go to More Actions (ellipsis icon) on the upper-right corner and select Settings.
  2. Scroll down and click View Advanced Settings.
  3. For Cookies, select Don't Block Cookies.
    (After selecting the option, you can exit the panel by clicking anywhere else on the page.)

Firefox (31 and higher)

  1. Go to the Tools menu and select Options.
    (If you do not see the Help menu, press the Alt key on your keyboard to display the menu bar.)
  2. Click the Privacy icon.
  3. Select Remember History in the History area.
  4. Click OK to save changes.

Safari (6 and higher)

  1. Click the word Safari, on the top-left side, and select Preferences.
  2. Click the Privacy icon.
  3. Select Allow from websites I visit for Cookies and Website Data.

Chrome (36 and higher)

  1. Click on the three stacked lines icon, on the top-right side, and select Settings.
  2. Scroll down, and click the Show Advanced Setting link.
  3. Scroll down to the Privacy section, and click the Content Settings button.
  4. Select Allow Local Data To Be Set.
  5. Click the Done button.


Need help? If you need assistance, contact the Blackboard Learn Helpdesk at bbhelp@northshore.edu.

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