How to Enable Javascript & Cookies

By Eric Som

If you experience difficulties viewing or using websites, or Web applications, you may need to enable JavaScript and cookies on your Web browser. You must enable these features separately in your browser’s settings. If you use Internet Explorer, you can make these changes in the Internet Options dialog box. If you are a Firefox user, the Options dialog box allows you to enable these features. Clear your browser’s cache and Internet history regularly to minimize any Web page issues.

Internet Explorer

Step 1

Open Internet Explorer, select “Tools” and then choose “Internet Options.”

Step 2

Click on the “Security” tab and then select the “Custom Level” button located under the “Security Level for this Zone” section

Step 3

Scroll to the “Scripting” section, select “Enable” under the “Scripting of Java Applets” section and then click “OK.”

Step 4

Select the “Privacy” tab under the Internet Options dialog box and then use your pointer to set the slider to “Medium.”

Step 5

Click on the “Advanced” button, select “Accept” under the “First Party Cookies” and the “Third Party Cookies” sections, respectively and then click “OK” to apply your settings.


Step 1

Open Firefox, select “Tools” and then choose “Options.

Step 2

Click on the “Privacy” tab and then select the “Accept cookies from sites” and “Accept third party cookies” boxes, respectively. Click “OK” to apply your changes.

Step 3

Click on “Tools,” choose “Options,” choose the “Content” tab, select the “Enable JavaScript” box and then choose “OK.”