How to enable & block pop-ups on Chrome and Safari (MAC/iOS)

Pop-ups are not always worked for showing ugly ads to you even if you don’t want. Sometimes pop-ups are very useful to complete some actions.

Suppose, you want to connect your Google Account to a third party site, then you have to complete the process through a pop-up window.

How to enable pop-ups on chrome

Look at this image, I use my Gmail account to access Quora, I need to provide access from my Google account to Quora app. It all happens in a pop-up window.Like that, pop-up windows are useful.

On the other hand, it sucks too. There are thousands of sites using pop-ups to earn money. Who loves pop-up? No one.

Sometimes, malicious sites open as a pop-up. It could be dangerous for you. It is better to block pop-ups on Chrome, Safari (MAC). Because, you could provide access to any particular site for showing pop-up while blocking rest of the sites.

How to enable & block pop-ups on Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome
  • Type chrome://settings/content/popups on your Chrome browser.
  • By default, pop-ups are blocked on Google Chrome.
  • Toggle to allow pop-ups.
  • You can allow pop-ups on specific sites.
  • To allow a specific site, click on add besides Allow.
  • Enter the site URL.

How to enable pop-ups on MAC (Safari)

  • Open Safari browser.
  • Click Safari from the Browser menu.
  • Click on Preferences.
  • Click on Security.
  • Uncheck Block pop-up windows if it is already checked.

How to block pop-ups on MAC (Safari)

  • Open Safari browser.
  • Click Safari from the Browser menu.
  • Click on Preferences.
  • Click on Security.
  • check Block pop-up windows if it is already unchecked.

How to Block Pop-ups on iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod)

  • Open Settings from home screen.
  • Scroll down and find the Safari app.
  • Scroll down & Enable Block pop-ups under General category.

How to Enable Pop-ups on iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod)

  • Open Settings from home screen.
  • Scroll down and find the Safari app.
  • Scroll down & Disable Block pop-ups under General category.

 

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