Remove Freecycle cookies from popular browsers

If you receive an error message saying username, email or password is "in use" or is not recognized OR you experience a "loop" back to the login page, you probably have Freecycle cookies stuck in your browser. 

Here are instructions for removing them from several popular browsers


Google Chrome (computer)
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More (3 dots) >  Settings.
  3. Under "Privacy and security," click Cookies and other site data.
  4. Click See all cookies and site data.
  5. At the top right, search for Freecycle.
  6. To the right of the site name, click Remove

More info: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en


Firefox (computer)
  1. Click the application menu icon at the top-right of the page (looks like three horizontal lines)
  2. Click Settings, then select Privacy and Security from the left menu
  3. Scroll down to the Cookies and Site Date section, then click Manage Data
  4. Search for Freecycle
  5. When the results display, click Remove all shown
  6. Click Save

More info: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored


Microsoft Edge (computer)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge and select Settings and more > Settings > Cookies and site permissions > Cookies and site data.
  2. Select See all cookies and site data.
  3. Search for the site's cookies you want to remove.

More info: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4027947/windows-delete-cookies


Safari (Computer/Mac)
  1. In the Safari app on your Mac, choose Safari > Preferences, click Privacy
  2. Click Manage Website Data, select Freecycle
  3. Click Remove

More info: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac


Safari (iPhone)

Here's how to clear information from your Apple device:

  1. Go to Settings > Safari
  2. Tap Clear History and Website Data

More info:  https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265


Google Chrome (Android phone)

On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app

  1. At the top right, tap More (3 dots).
  2. Tap History and then Clear browsing data. At the top, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
  3. Next to "Cookies and site data" and "Cached images and files," check the boxes.
  4. Tap Clear data.

More info: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en


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