How to know the folder location of Cookies stored in Windows 10

Do you wonder while browsing, how you get to see Ads about something that you searched most recently? You might want to know the reason. It is nothing but Cookies.

Cookies is a feature in most of the web browser that saves your information whenever you visit a webpage. In turn, the website remembers you by using Cookies. Next time, you visit this web page again, it recognizes your system/device. This Cookies is stored as a File type in some location in Windows 10. This article will guide you how to see where these Cookies are located in Windows 10.

Where Chrome stores its cookies

Cookies are stored at a location C:\Users\YourUserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

You can also browse from File explorer or Just copy paste in address bar in File Explorer and hit Enter key.

Note:- Please remember to replace YourUserName  by your username in your system like ‘abhis’ in my system.



Where Mozilla Firefox stores its cookies

Step 1: Go to File Explorer by pressing Winkey + E.

Type C:\Users\YourUserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles  in the address bar of File Explorer.

Also replace YourUserName with your username in system.



Step 2: You will be able to see two folders. We need the first folder appended with ‘default-release’.

This is where the Cookies are stored.

Double click it.

Scroll down and you can see cookies.sqlite file is stored as shown below.

These cookies are not editable.




How to see where Microsoft Edge’s Cookies are stored

In order to see Edge’s cookies, you have to browse till Default folder or type C:\Users\your username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Edge\User Data\Default in the address bar as explained earlier in the article.

After Default folder opens, scroll down. You can see Cookies file being present.




Where does Opera browser stores Cookies.

Opera stores all its cookies at this location C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable.

So You can also open Opera Stable folder by typing the location address mentioned above using Run box.

For that, Press WinKey + R and copy paste the location address by replacing the yourusername with the username specified in your system.

Hit Enter

Now you can see Cookies file if you scroll down.




These are the browsers which store Cookies at these location.

Hope you liked this article.