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Enabling 3rd party Cookies

  • I frequently need to transfer money between my financial institutions. I had no problem with this until now. I want to transfer money from my Credit Union to my bank checking account and I get the following message

    "We're sorry for this error. In order to use this service, your internet browser must accept third-party cookies. Please refer to your browser's online help for enabling cookies in your system. Please try again after you enable the cookies."

    My browser *cookie setting is "Allow sites to save and read cookies" Opera help has no topic for 3rd party cookies. How do I fix this?

  • Third party cookies are enabled by default. Did you ever blocked them?

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  • @leocg sorry for the delay in response. I have never blocked 3rd party cookies . It has always been set to accept all cookies. I need this fixed! Can you help?

  • Any difference if you open a private window and log into the site there?

    What if you install this extension and use it to mask as Chrome?

    As in, it might not really be a cookie issue at all and the error is popping up for other reasons.

  • @burnout426 Thank you for the advice. Nothing changed with the User-Agent Switcher extension alone but while in chrome, I opened a private window ant that allowed me to do the transfer without error message. I did not think it was a cookie issue as all browser I have are set to accept all cookies. I was able to do it on any browser until recently,

    Do you have any insight on what the issue may be if I am able to use a private window with success?

    Please advise and thanks for the suggestions.

  • @rxwatson said in Enabling 3rd party Cookies:

    but while in chrome, I opened a private window ant that allowed me to do the transfer without error message.

    In Chrome in a private window or in Opera in a private window?

    If it worked in a private window in Opera, then, I goto opera://settings/siteData in Opera, search for domain in question and choose "remove all shown" for the site to clear all its cookies etc. Then, things might be fine. It should at least work once clearing cookies.

    Also, when you're on the site in Opera, click the badge on the left-side of the address field and goto site settings to make sure the site's cookie settings are set different than the global. Or, goto opera://settings/content/cookies and make sure there's nothing in the allow or block list.

  • @burnout426 said in Enabling 3rd party Cookies:

    opera://settings/content/cookies
    Well I went to opera://settings/siteData and cleared all cookies Then I tried to make a transfer of funds in Opera, Chrome and Internet explorer. I got the same message each time.

    "We're sorry for this error. In order to use this service, your Internet browser must accept third-party cookies. Please refer to your browser's online help for enabling cookies in your system. Please try again after you enable the cookies."

    I then went to the site and clicked the lock badge on the left side of the address field. It showed 72 cookies after I just had cleared on my end. Why so many.

    It appears that I must use a private window regardless of the browser used. There are no sites blocked in any of the browsers.

    I just can't figure out where the problem could be. I have already talked to the Credit Union involved and they indicated no on else is have this problem. It is on my end somewhere. I don't know if a software update caused it to happen all of a sudden but At least now I know I can do what I need to do if I am in a private window.

    If you know of anything else I might check , please advise.