NetID - Recommended Browsers
This document contains the list of recommended web browsers for use with the NetID Login Service.
Browser SelectionThe NetID Login Service has been tested with most common web browsers. See a list of compatible and recommended browsers below. If you need to update your browser to a compatible version, see the KB article Web Browsers - Updating Your Browser to the Latest Version
Browser RecommendationsWe recommend:
Note: These are the minimum browser requirements needed for using the service.
|OS||Compatible Browsers||Recommended Browsers|
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Required SettingsMake sure that the browser is set to accept cookies (from both 1st party and 3rd party).
See Web Browsers - Cookies FAQ for details (use the "managing cookies" links on the bottom of the page).
Security Issues - Session states
Some browsers allow you to save your session state and reload it the
next time you open the browser. Users should be aware of the
security implications of this setting. Saving your session means
that even if you exit the browser application entirely and reopen
it, your NetID Login session will still be valid. Especially if
other users could have access to your computer, this is a
significant security concern.
Browsers that allow you to save sessions include:
Login IssuesSee NetID - Login Problems if you are unable to login.
Recommended Browsers for Other ApplicationsUse the links below to view the recommended browsers for other UW web applications.
- DARSWEB - Recommended Browsers
- ISIS / Student Center / Faculty Center - Recommended Browsers
- Learn@UW - Recommended Software and Browsers
- Document 3259 is unavailable at this time.
- WiscMail / WiscCal / My UW-Madison / My WebSpace - Recommended Browsers
- Browser recommendations for even more UW web applications