Browser cookies, also known as HTTP cookies, are files used for saving user data. One of their main functions is user authentication. By using the "Cookie import" feature in Multilogin you can import cookies from your regular browser into a Mimic or a Stealthfox browser profile.
How to export cookies
Multilogin browser profiles support cookies in JSON and Netscape formats. Below you will find the browser extensions that you can use to export cookies from Chrome and Firefox.
- Chrome or Mimic: Get cookies.txt by Rahul Shaw (Netscape), EditThisCookie by editthiscookie.com (JSON)
- Firefox or Stealthfox: Export Cookies by Rotem Dan (Netscape), Cookie-Editor by Moustachauve (JSON)
How to import cookies into Multilogin
Cookies can be imported in JSON and Netscape formats.
- Click on 3 dots on the right of your profile and choose "Cookie import"
- Use one of the 2 options:
- Select "File" and drag and drop your cookie file
- Select "Text" and paste your cookies in text format
- Click "Import Cookie"
How to check cookies in a browser
Here's how you can view cookies in each browser:
- For Chrome or Mimic, paste this link into the browser address bar: Chrome://settings/siteData
- For Firefox or Stealthfox, paste this link into the browser address bar: about:preferences#privacy On the page that will open, select "Cookies" → "Manage data"
How to import cookies using API
You can also import cookies into your browser profiles by using cookieImportJSON and cookieImportNetscape Local REST API endpoints. Both endpoints are described in our swagger documentation.