1. Mozilla Firefox
  2. Google Chrome
  3. Android: Google Chrome
  4. Microsoft Edge
  5. Apple iOS (Safari)

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.

Disabling cookies may be necessary to use some features in D2L Brightspace. Since cookies are maintained by your web browser, the methods for enabling or disabling them will vary depending on which browser you are using.

These instructions are for enabling cookies in the most recent version (as of 11.2020) of the following web browsers. The process may be slightly different if you are running an older version of the browser, or if an update is released.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open a new Firefox browser.
  2. Click the menu button (this could be three parallel lines or a Firefox logo).
  3. Select Options.
  4. Select Privacy and Security from the left-side menu.
  5. Under Cookies and Site Data, Click Manage Exceptions or Manage Permissions.
  6. Enter carleton.brightspace.com and click Allow.
  7. Click Save Changes. Brightspace will now always be allowed to use cookies and site data.

Google Chrome

  1. Open a new Google Chrome browser.
  2. Click the menu button (three vertical dots in the top right corner).
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Click Privacy and Security in the left-side menu.
  5. Click Cookies and other site data.
  6. Beside Sites that can always use cookies, click Add.
  7. Type [*.]carleton.brightspace.com.
  8. Click the box to Include third-party cookies.
  9. Click Add.

Android: Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Open the settings menu by clicking the three horizontal dots in the top right corner.
      • Tip. If you cannot see the menu icon, it should appear in the tab view after clicking on the tab icon.
  1. Select settings.
  2. Click Site Settings.
  3. Click Cookies.
  4. Click Add site exception.
  5. Type [*.]carleton.brightspace.com.
  6. Click Add.

Microsoft Edge

  1. Open a new Microsoft Edge browser.
  2. Click on the menu button (three horizontal dots in the top right corner).
  3. Select settings.
  4. Open the settings menu by clicking the three parallel lines in the top left corner.
  5. Select Site permissions.
  6. Click Cookies and site data.
  7. Beside Allow, click Add.
  8. Type [*.]carleton.brightspace.com.
  9. Click Add.

Apple iOS (Safari)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Click Safari from the menu at the top of your screen. You may have to move your cursor to the top of the screen to see the menu.
  3. Click Preferences.
  4. Select Privacy from the menu.
  5. Unclick the box Block All Cookies.

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