Ads troubleshooting

Enable cookies and SSL in my browser

To view some AdSense account pages, you'll need to have cookies and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) enabled. In addition, you'll need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser to view Google ads and perform other account functions. To edit your browser preferences, please follow these steps:

Google Chrome (15.0)

  1. Click the menu icon Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click the Show advanced settings... link.
  4. Click Content Settings... in the "Privacy" section.
  5. In the "Cookies" section of the dialog that appears, make sure Allow local data to be set is selected to allow both first-party and third-party cookies.
  6. Click Close.
  7. Then, to enable SSL, in the "HTTPS/SSL" section, make sure the Check for server certificate revocation checkbox is selected.

Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari

Review and follow the instructions provided by your browser:

Keep in mind that older browsers may require different steps for enabling cookies and SSL; if the steps above don't work, you should visit your browser's Help menu for the appropriate instructions.