Disable Popup Blockers


By default, Chrome will notify you when a pop-up is blocked and give you an option to see it. To turn off pop-up blocker, follow these instructions: 

  1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome menu (the three dots/ vertical ellipses in the upper right corner). 
  2. Select Settings. 
  3. Click the Advanced settings (at the bottom). 
  4. Under Privacy and Security, click the Site Settings. 
  5. To disable the pop-up blocker, slide the Allow slide bar to the right (on). 
  6. To enable pop-ups on specific sites, the slide bar should be on the left (off). Specific sites can then be added under ‘Allow’. 

Firefox (Windows) 

  1. Click the Firefox menu in the right upper corner of the window – triple bar. 
  2. Select Options. 
  3. Click on Privacy and Security on the left. 
  4. Scroll down to Permissions and click on 'Pop-ups and redirects'
  5. To enable the pop-up blocker, check the Block pop-up windows box. 
  6. To allow specific pop-ups, click Exceptions and enter the URL(s). 

Firefox (Mac OS)

  1. With Firefox open, select 'Firefox' from the menu bar, then click on Preferences (could also be named Settings)
  2. Click on Content
  3. Check the block pop-up windows box to either allow or block pop-ups

Internet Explorer (Windows IE 9 and later) 

  1. Click the GEAR icon and select Internet Options. 
  2. Select the Privacy tab. 
  3. Uncheck Turn on Pop-up Blocker to disable the pop-up blocker. 
  4. Click the Settings button to disable pop-up blockers for specific sites. 
  5. Click OK.

Last Updated

Kelly Weeks
January 09, 2020