How to Disable and Allow Pop-Up Blocker in Chrome

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Pop-ups used to be a problem of the past. These days they seem to have made a comeback. Most pop-up blocking is managed by the browser, as is the case with Google Chrome. If you want to allow pop-ups through, you'll need to turn off the pop-up blocker in Chrome.

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Block Chrome Pop-Ups

You can manage all pop-ups as a whole or address the rules for individual websites. Here's how you can go about adjusting universal pop-up settings.

  1. Launch Chrome and open the menu in the upper-right corner using the icon that looks like three dots.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Look under Privacy and Security then go to Site Settings.
  4. Select Pop-ups and redirects to adjust the settings. You can either allow or block pop-ups by default.
Block Website Pop-Ups Chrome

You can easily block pop-ups for a specific website in Chrome.

  1. Launch Chrome and open the menu in the upper-right that looks like three dots.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Under Privacy and Security, select the Site Settings option.
  4. Go to Pop-ups and redirects.
  5. Look for the website you want to block pop-ups for under the Allow column. Click the icon that looks like three dots and choose Block.
Chrome Pop-Up Blocker

If a website you currently have loaded has blocked pop-ups, you can choose to allow them.

  1. Load the web page in Chrome. Click on the icon in the address bar for blocked pop-ups.
  2. Using the menu that appears, you can temporarily or permanently allow pop-ups from the domain.
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