Turn Off Pop Up Blockers in your Browser (Technical)

Turn Off Pop Up Blockers in your Browser (Technical)

Please look through the following list to find the browser that you are currently using to work in your online courses.  Follow the directions to remove the pop-up blocker.



1. Google Chrome - Windows

By default, Google Chrome blocks pop-ups from automatically showing up on your screen. When a pop-up is blocked, the address bar will show a pop-up blocker icon chrome pop-up blocked.

To turn off pop-up blocker, follow these instructions:
  1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome menu (the three horizontal bars in the upper right corner)
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click the Show advanced settings... at the bottom.
  4. Under Privacy, click the Content Settings button.
  5. To disable the pop-up blocker check the Allow all sites to show pop-ups box.
  6. To enable pop-ups on specific sites, check Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) and click Exceptions and enter the URL(s).
If you still get pop-ups after turning them off, then you could have malware. Learn how to get rid of malware.



2. Windows - Firefox

To turn off pop-up blocker, follow these instructions:

Click the Firefox menu in the
left hand
corner of the window.
  1. Select Options.
  2. Click Content.
  3. To disable the pop-up blocker, uncheck the Block pop-up windows box.
  4. To allow specific pop-ups, click Exceptions and enter the URL(s).
  5. Close the window.
  6. Click OK.



3. Mac - Safari

Windows users select the settings gear, then choose “Preferences“. Mac users click “Safari” > “Preferences“.

1. From the Safari menu, select Preferences
2. Click Security at the top of the window
3. Uncheck the Block pop-up windows box.

More Information at:  http://www.technipages.com/safari-enabledisable-pop-up-blocker




4. Mac - Firefox

To access the pop-up blocker settings:
1. Select Preferences from the Firefox menu.
2. Choose the Content button.
3. Uncheck the Block pop-up windows box.

5. Iphone or Ipad - Puffin

To allow pop-ups in Puffin Browser:

1. Click the three vertical dots that appear in the top right of the browser window.
2. Select Settings, which has a gear icon above it.
3. In the Settings list, make sure Block Pop-ups is set to Off. If it is on, click it and change the setting to Off.

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