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Internet Explorer 11 Browser Requirements

Below you will find configuration settings for Internet Explorer 11. These settings provide the best user experience for the myUFL system (my.ufl.edu) and ensure all services will work as expected.

Enabling Compatibility View

  1. 1) Click on the Gear icon at the top right corner of your IE window and choose Compatibility View settings.
  1. 2) In Add this website type ufl.edu and press the Add button, then close


Disabling Popup Blocker for myUFL

  • Select the cog icon in the upper right hand corner of the IE window
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Select the 'Privacy' tab
  • Select the “Settings” option under “Pop-up Blocker”
  • Type *.ufl.edu into the 'Address of website to allow:' field
  • Click the 'Add' button to the left of the field and then click 'Close'


Adding UF sites as 'trusted' Step 1

  • Select the 'Privacy' tab
  • In the 'Settings' section, select the 'Sites' button
  • In the 'Address of website:' field enter the following address manually and select 'Allow'
  • *.ufl.edu


Adding UF sites as 'trusted' Step 2

  • Select the 'Security' tab
  • Select 'Trusted Sites'
  • Click on 'Sites'


Enabling Mixed Content

  • Select the 'Security' tab
  • In the section labeled 'Security level for this zone', select the 'Custom level..." button
  • Scroll just over half way down the available options to find 'Display mixed content' and set that to 'Enable'


Disabling Smart Screen Filter

  • While still in the "Security" tab > "Custom level..." scroll almost to the bottom and uncheck the "Enable Smart Screen Filter" option.
  • Click on 'OK'
  • Click on 'Apply'
  • Click on 'OK'


Deleting Cache and Cookies

  • Select the cog icon in the upper right hand corner of the IE window
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Select the 'General' tab (default)
  • Under 'Browsing History' select the 'Settings' button
  • Under "Check for newer versions of stored pages:", select 'Every time I visit the webpage'
  • Click OK
  • Under 'Browsing history' select the 'Delete' button
  • In the 'Delete Browsing History' menu, make sure all boxes but the top one are checked as shown below
  • Make sure that you UNCHECK the option that reads 'Preserve Favorites website data'
  • Select the 'Delete' button
  • Close then re-open the browser

Then please be sure to close every window of Internet Explorer (in order to completely reset the browser). Open a new session and then please try the myUFL function again.


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