OverDrive websites require the use of cookies for better performance and functionality. By default, browsers on mobile devices are set up to accept cookies, so you shouldn't have to change anything.

However, if you get an error telling you to enable cookies while browsing an OverDrive site on your mobile device, follow the steps below.

If you need to enable cookies on your computer, please see this help article instead.

Enabling cookies in the Android web browser

  1. Open the Browser.
  2. Go to Menu > Settings > Privacy & security.
    Or, go to Menu > More > Settings and find "Privacy settings."
  3. Make sure Accept Cookies is checked or switched On.
    Once this is set, you can browse OverDrive websites normally.
    Settings in the Android browser. See instructions above.

Enabling cookies in Chrome for Android

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Go to More menu > Settings > Site settings > Cookies.
    You'll find the more menu icon in the top-right corner.
  3. Make sure Cookies are turned on.
    Once this is set, you can browse OverDrive websites normally.

Enabling cookies in Safari for iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)

  1. From your home screen, go to Settings > Safari.
  2. Set Block Cookies to Always Allow.
    Once this is set, you can browse OverDrive websites normally.
    The Block cookies setting set to Always allow for Safari in iOS
Last Updated: May 12, 2017 09:05AM EDT