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. Click Privacy and security and then Third Party Cookies.
  3. At the top right, search for Freecycle.
  4. When Freecycle is displayed, click Clear Displayed Data
  5. To confirm, click Clear.

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

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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.

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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

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Safari (iPhone)

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

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

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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.

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