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HttpCapabilitiesBase.Cookies Property

Gets a value indicating whether the browser supports cookies.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public bool Cookies { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the browser supports cookies; otherwise, false. The default is false.

The Cookies property indicates whether the browser application supports cookies. If the user has disabled cookies in their application, the Cookies property will not be affected.

The following code example shows how to determine whether the browser supports cookies.

<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server">
    void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e)

    void CheckBrowserCaps()
        String labelText = "";
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).Cookies)
            labelText = "Browser supports Cookies.";
            labelText = "Browser does not support Cookies.";

        Label1.Text = labelText;

<html xmlns="" >
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.