Turn on third-party cookies

Cookies are files created by websites that you go to. They save browsing information to make your online experience easier. In order to work, Assignments requires that your browser allow third-party cookies. These cookies link Assignments to your learning management system (LMS).

Turn on third-party cookies for Chrome

  1. Open your Chrome browser.
  2. At the top right, click More options .
  3. Click Settings and then Privacy and security and then Cookies and other site data.
  4. Select one of these options:
    • Allow all cookies: Allows you to use Assignments any time you use Chrome.
    • Block third-party cookies in Incognito: Allows you to use Assignments only when you use a regular Chrome tab and not private browsing. Learn how private browsing works in Chrome.

Turn on third-party cookies for other browsers

In addition to Google Chrome, Google Assignments works with the 2 most recent versions of the following non-Google browsers:

  • Firefox
  • Windows: Microsoft Edge
  • Mac: Safari

Other browsers or versions may work, but might not allow you to use the features. For settings on other browsers, you can:

  • Turn on third-party cookies.
  • Change the settings to allow cross-site tracking.

For instructions on how to turn on third-party cookies and allow cross-site tracking, check the support website of the browser you currently use to open Google Assignments.

Learn how to turn on:

To allow cross-site tracking in Safari:

  1. On your Mac, computer, Android device, iPhone, or iPad, in the Safari app, select Safari and then Settings and then Privacy.
  2. Deselect “Prevent cross-site tracking.”

Learn more about cross-site tracking in Safari.

To allow cross-site tracking in Microsoft Edge:

  1. On your Mac, computer, Android device, iPhone, or iPad, in Microsoft Edge, select Settings and more and then Settings and then Privacy, search, and services.
  2. Set “Tracking prevention” to Off.

Learn more about cross-site tracking in Microsoft Edge.

To allow cross-site tracking on Firefox:

  1. On your Mac, computer, Android device, iPhone, or iPad, at the top of the screen, in the Menu bar, select Firefox.
  2. Select Preferences and then Privacy & Security.
  3. Select Manage Exceptions.
  4. Add the URL or domain of your learning management system to the exceptions.
    • For example, for Canvas users, this domain can be ”instructure.com.”
  5. Save changes.

Learn more about Assignments cross-tracking exceptions on Firefox.

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