A cookie, not the round, sweet and crunchy edible, is a flat text file that supports client-server communication and helps in session management and tracking. With the help of the cookies, a website can keep track of the user’s browsing session.
We should clear cookies on iPad, because the websites keep upgrading and modifying their logos and software. So stored cookie will always give you the old version of that website instead of new. On shared iPad there is a possible risk that the original user’s setting might be overwritten by other users.
3 tricks to clear cookies on iPad
1. Turn on anti-phishing and content blockers
To turn Anti-phishing on, tap Settings > Safari and turn on Fraudulent Website Warning. When it's on, the Anti-phishing feature in Safari will show an alert if the site you're visiting is a suspected phishing site.
To turn on Content Blockers, you need to download a content blocking app from the App Store. Tap Settings > Safari > Content Blockers and enable the extensions that you’d like to use. Content Blockers are extensions that let Safari efficiently block cookies. You can have any combination of content blockers enabled to save yourself time and effort.
2. Block cookies
To blocks cookies tap Settings > Safari > Block Cookies and choose one of the following: Always Block, Allow from Current Websites Only, Allow from Websites I Visit, or Always Allow. In this case choose block cookies.
3. Clear information from your device; cookies, cache and browsing history
To clear your history and cookies from Safari in iOS 8 or later, tap Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data.
To clear cookies iPad in iOS 7 or earlier, tap Clear History and tap Clear Cookies and Data. Clearing your history, cookies, and browsing data from Safari will not change your AutoFill information.
Why we need to do all these above?
Turning on the anti-phishing is important because Phishing attacks are one of the most common security challenges that individuals face in keeping their information secure.
Blocking cookies is important because Websites often store cookies and other data on your device. This data may include information that you provided, such as your name and email address. So to keep your iPad private and secure blocking cookies becomes necessary.
The last step is to simply erase the browsing data which doesn’t let unnecessary things get stored.
Is there an easier way to clear cookies on iPad?
There is a much easier way to clear your cookies iPad and keep your iPad clean without having to follow these steps. The answer lies in iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac iPhone/iPad/iPod touch Cleaner app which cleans your iPad remarkably with just one click.
By securely cleaning junk files, clearing temporary files, compressing photos & mass delete photos, deleting large files and managing apps, you can one click to free up massive space for your iPad without having to delete your photos or videos manually. Here are the using steps:
Step 1. Install the program and connect you iDvice.
Step 2. Quick Scan your iPhone/ iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.
Step 3.Click Clean to free up your device.