How to Block or Allow All Pop-Ups in Google Chrome

Posted February 20, 2018 by Leomar Umpad in Google, Google Chrome

Most people hate pop-ups due to the intrusive way they are being displayed in our browser. In fact, Google recommends blocking all pop-ups for all sites. The dislike for pop-ups is especially evident in Google Chrome where pop-ups are blocked by default and Google made sure to put the word “recommended” in the blocking option for pop-ups. This article will teach you how to block or allow all pop-ups in Google Chrome.

Though pop-ups do not have quite a good reputation, some of them are actually helpful. Some pop-ups are designed to remind users of important events, schedules, and notifications. Also, some people want that websites behave the way they were originally designed – with and without the pop-ups. Whether you are for or against pop-ups, this article is still for you as we will discuss how to block and allows all pop-ups in Google Chrome.

How to Allow All Pop-Ups in Google Chrome

Shown below are the steps on how to allow pop-ups in Google Chrome browser:

1.Open your Google Chrome browser.chrome
2.On the corner right of your browser, click the Customize / Control Google Chrome button.Google Chrome Menu
3.Select Settings.Google Chrome Menu Settings
4.Scroll down and click on Advance.How to add trusted sites in Google Chrome 3
5.In the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.Content Settings
6.In the Content Settings, click the Popup option.Google Chrome Menu Settings Advanced Content Popups
7.In the Pop-ups section, tap on the switch to the right of the Blocked (recommended) option.Google Chrome Menu Settings Advanced Content Popups Blocked
8.The switch will turn blue and the feature will change to Allowed. Pop-ups in Google Chrome are now enabled.Google Chrome Menu Settings Advanced Content Popups Allowed

How to Block All Pop-Ups in Google Chrome

Shown below are the steps on how to block pop-ups in Google Chrome browser:

1.Open your Google Chrome browser.chrome
2.On the corner right of your browser, click the Customize / Control Google Chrome button.Google Chrome Menu
3.Select Settings.Google Chrome Menu Settings
4.Scroll down and click on Advance.How to add trusted sites in Google Chrome 3
5.In the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.Content Settings
6.In the Content Settings, click the Popup option.Google Chrome Menu Settings Advanced Content Popups
7.In the Pop-ups section, tap on the switch to the right of the Allowed option.Google Chrome Menu Settings Advanced Content Popups Allowed
8.The switch will turn blue and the feature will change to Blocked (recommended). Pop-ups in Google Chrome are now blocked.Google Chrome Menu Settings Advanced Content Popups Blocked

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: There is this specific website that I frequently go to that’s bombarding me with pop-ups. I do not want to block all pop-ups except for this site. Can I block pop-ups from a specific website?
A: You can block any annoying website without blocking all the pop-ups in Google Chrome. You can check our article on how to block pop-ups for specific sites.

Q: I’ve disabled pop-ups for all sites but I am still getting these annoying pop-ups. How can I fix this issue?
A: If you have disabled pop-ups for all sites and you still get pop-ups, try restarting your computer. If the issue persists, it could mean that your computer may be infected with a malware. You can check out our article on how to remove unwanted programs on C

You just learned how to block and allow all pop-ups in Google Chrome. We hope that this article will help you have you more control over pop-ups. If you have questions about any of the steps above, let us know in the comments section.

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About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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