How to Disable Pop-Ups

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Some of our courses require disabling the pop-up blocker from your web browser. Choose the browser that you are using from the list below for instructions on how to disable pop-ups.

Chrome for PC

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker on a Web Page

If a Web page tries to send you a pop-up when your blocker is turned on, an icon with a red “x” will appear in your address bar.

Clicking the icon will allow you to:

  • Always allow pop-ups from this site
  • Continue blocking pop-ups
  • Manage pop-up blocking
pop-up blocked notification in browser
always allow pop-ups from http://www.popuptest.com

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker Within Chrome Settings

1. Open Chrome.

2. Click the Chrome menu in the upper right corner.

menu in the top right

3. Click Settings in the drop-down menu.

Settings option in the menu

4. At the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings….

Show advanced settings option on menu page

5. Under Privacy, click Content settings….

content settings button on menu page

6. Under Pop-ups, select Allow all sites to show pop-ups.

allow all sites to show pop-ups option on menu page

7. Click Done in the bottom right-hand corner.

done button on menu modal

Chrome for Mac

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker on a Web Page

If a Web page tries to send you a pop-up when your blocker is turned on, an icon with a red “x” will appear in your address bar.

Clicking the icon will allow you to:

  • Always allow pop-ups from this site
  • Continue blocking pop-ups
  • Manage pop-up blocking
pop-up blocked notification in browser
always allow pop-ups from http://www.popuptest.com

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker Within Chrome Settings

1. Open Chrome.

2. Click the Chrome menu in the upper right corner.

menu in top right

3. Click Settings in the drop-down menu.

Settings option in the menu

4. At the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings….

Show advanced settings option on menu page

5. Under Privacy, click Content settings….

content settings button on menu page

6. Under Pop-ups, select Allow all sites to show pop-ups.

allow all sites to show pop-ups option on menu page

7. Click Done in the bottom right-hand corner.

done button on menu modal

Edge for PC

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker Within Edge Settings

1. Open Edge.

2. Click the three-dotted More actions, then click Settings within the drop-down menu.

3. Scroll down to Advanced Settings and click View advanced settings.

4. Under Block pop-ups slide the setting to On.

Firefox for PC

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker on a Web Page

If a Web page tries to send you a pop-up when your blocker is turned on, an information bar will appear at the top of your browser window.

Clicking the Options button within the information bar will allow you to:

  • Allow pop-ups from this site
  • Edit your pop-up blocker options
  • Never show an information bar when pop-ups are blocked
  • Display the blocked pop-up window
options button on notification
allow pop-ups for popuptest.com option from context menu

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker Within Firefox Settings

1. Open Firefox.

2. Click the Firefox menu in the upper right.

menu in the top right

3. Click Options in the drop-down menu.

options option from menu

4. In the left-hand navigation, click Content.

content option from the left side menu

5. Under Pop-ups uncheck Block pop-up windows.

unchecked option block pop-up windows

Firefox for Mac

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker on a Web Page

If a Web page tries to send you a pop-up when your blocker is turned on, an information bar will appear at the top of your browser window.

Clicking the Preferences button within the information bar will allow you to:

  • Allow pop-ups from this site
  • Edit your pop-up blocker options
  • Never show an information bar when pop-ups are blocked
  • Display the blocked pop-up window
preferences button in notification
allow pop-ups for www.popuptest.com option from context menu

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker Within Firefox Settings

1. Open Firefox.

2. Click the Firefox menu in the upper right.

menu in top right

3. Click Preferences in the drop-down menu.

preferences option from menu

4. In the left-hand navigation, click Content.

content option from the left side menu

5. Under Pop-ups, uncheck Block pop-up windows.

unchecked option block pop-up windows

Safari for Mac

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker Within Safari Settings

When your blocker is turned on, there is no obvious alert that a pop-up has been blocked. So you’ll want to go into Safari’s settings to turn off the blocker.

1. Open Safari.

2. In the top left of the window, click Safari.

Safari option from menu at top

3. Click Preferences in the drop-down menu.

preferences option from menu

4. Click the Security tab found on the top row.

security option from modal menu

5. Under Web content, uncheck Block pop-up windows.

unchecked option block pop-up windows

Safari for PC

Disable a Pop-Up Blocker Within Safari Settings

When your blocker is turned on, there is no obvious alert that a pop-up has been blocked. So you’ll want to go into Safari’s settings to turn off the blocker.

1. Open Safari.

2. In the top right of the window, click on the settings icon.

cog menu in top right

3. In the drop-down menu, uncheck Block Pop-Up Windows.

checked option block pop-up windows

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