Most browsers have built-in popup blockers against ads, but block required windows by fault sometimes. This NewsPivot guide shows you how to disable popup blockers on several common browsers respectively.

Popup blockers on most browsers are enabled by default to prevent annoying popups. If you need to receive popup information from one website, you need to turn off the popup blocker on the browser. How to disable popup blockers on different browsers? Read the following content to adjust settings.

Disable Popup Blockers on Chrome

To turn off popup blocker on Chrome, you should launch a new Chrome tab and click on the three-dot icon. Then, head to Settings > Privacy and security > Site settings > Pop-ups and redirects. Under the Default behavior section, choose Sites can send pop-ups and use redirects.

enable pop-ups and redirects in Chrome

If you need to enable the popup blocker on Chrome, just switch the option to Don’t allow sites to send pop-ups or use redirects.

You can add specific websites to Allowed/Not allowed to send pop-ups or use redirects according to your needs in the Customized behaviors section.

Disable Popup Blockers on Firefox

Firefox on Windows and Mac enables the popup blocker by default, while the Android and IOS versions don’t have the popup blocker. Here I’d like to show you how to disable popup blocker on Firefox.

1. For Windows users, open a new Firefox window and choose the three-line icon to select the Settings option. For Mac users, click Firefox > Settings from the top toolkit on the Firefox tab.  

2. Change to the Privacy & Security tab, then scroll down to find and uncheck the Block pop-up windows in the Permissions tab.

uncheck Block pop-up windows

If you just want to receive popup windows from one specific website, you can keep the Block pop-up windows option selected and click Exceptions. Then, copy and paste the website into the address bar in the following window and click Save Changes.

Disable Popup Blockers on Microsoft Edge

Windows users may use Microsoft Edge, which is developed by Microsoft and set as the default browser. Here is how to disable popup blocker on Microsoft Edge.

1. Open a new tab and choose the three-dot icon at the top right corner.

2. Change to the Cookies and site permissions tab at the left pane, then scroll down to find and click Pop-up and redirects at the right pane.

3. Toggle the switch from Blocked (recommended) to Off.

disable the popup blocker on Microsoft Edge

For Andriod users, there is no option to directly disable the popup blocker on Microsoft Edge.

Disable Popup Blocker on Safari

Safari is a web browser developed by Apple. This browser runs on Apple’s operating systems, including macOS, IOS, iPadOS, etc. To disable popup blocker on Mac, you need to open the Safari browser and click Safari > Settings on the top menu. Click the Websites tab and scroll down to choose Pop-up Windows on the side pane. At the bottom of this window, you can locate the When visiting other websites section, choose Allow from the dropdown menu.

To turn off popup blocker on Safari on your iPhone, you can navigate to Settings > Safari > Block Pop-ups, just turn off the switch of the Block Pop-up option.

disable the popup blocker on Safari

Bottom Line

This post explains how to turn off popup blockers on several common browsers. Although temporarily disabling the popup blocker allows you to get useful information in the current situation, you are highly suggested to enable popup blockers after that as they ensure you surf the internet in a safe and smooth environment.

This is the end of this post. Hope this post is useful to you.

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