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Summary

Pop-up blockers prevent unwanted web pages from appearing on your screen while browsing the internet. However, sometimes necessary pop-ups are blocked by the system. The pop-up blocker can be disabled for certain sites. This article gives instructions on how to turn on/off the Pop-up Blocker and how to allow pop-ups for specific websites on Chrome

Disabling and Enabling Pop-up Blocker

  1. Open Chrome and click on the Chrome menu. Select Settings.



  2. Select Show advanced settings.



  3. Under Privacy, select Content settings.



  4. Scroll down to Pop-ups. You can enable pop-up blocker by selecting Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) or disable it by selecting Allow all sites to show pop-ups. When finished, click Done. Your changes will be saved.

Allowing Pop-ups for Certain Websites

  1. Open Chrome and click on the Chrome menu. Select Settings.



  2. Select Show advanced settings.



  3. Under Privacy, select Content settings.



  4. Scroll down to Pop-ups and select Manage Exceptions.



  5. Under Hostname pattern, type the address of the website you would like to allow pop-ups for. Under Behavior, select Allow. When you are finished, click Done. Your changes will be saved.

Removing Websites from Pop-ups Exceptions List

  1. Open Chrome and click on the Chrome menu. Select Settings.
  2. Select Show advanced settings.
  3. Under Privacy, select Content settings.
  4. Scroll down to Pop-ups and select Manage Exceptions.
  5. Select the address you would like to remove and click the X that appears. You may now close the window. Your changes will be saved.