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How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome on Your Desktop

How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome on Your Desktop

There are many web browsers available for Windows and Mac OS, but Google Chrome is right now the most used web browser because it provides up to data security and many controls to the user.

In the last few years, Google Chrome has improved a lot in terms of user experience and already introduced and ad and pop-up blocker. The great thing is that users don't need to use any Chrome extension to block pop-ups as the pop-up blocker is already there on the Chrome browser, but it is hidden.

Ads are something that can ruin your entire web browsing experience. Advertisements are of various types like banner ads, link ads, display ads, and out of all those, pop-up ads seem to be the worst one, and everyone hates it. Just think for a moment, you are reading an important article and all of a sudden a pop-up shows up, interrupting your focus.

So, If you are facing such issues and searching for the best methods to block pop-ups from the Chrome browser then you have come to the right place. In this article, I am discussing how to enable pop-up blocker in Google Chrome on your desktop. So, Let's begin.

How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome On Your Desktop

Step 1. Open Chrome and on the URL bar, type "chrome://settings/content/popups" and press Enter.
How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome on Your Desktop

Step 2. This URL will take you to the Pop-ups and redirects page. You have to make sure that the toggle is turned off. If it's turned off, then it will show "Blocked (recommended)."
How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome on Your Desktop

Step 3. Now, If you want to Allow or Block individual websites from showing you the Pop-ups, then you need to click on the "Add" button and then add the sites.
How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome on Your Desktop

Step 4. To deal with websites that are showing a pop-up, you will now have the option to block pop-ups. First of all, click on the "lock" icon and after that from Pop-ups and redirects drop-down menu select "Block(default)" or "Block".
How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome on Your Desktop

That's it. you are done. This is how you can enable pop-up blocker in Google Chrome on your desktop.

If any website is still showing pop-ups even after enabling a pop-up blocker, then you need to check the extensions which you have installed on your Chrome browser. Some malicious extensions can create pop-ups, and you need to find and remove those extensions from your Chrome browser.

If you want to learn about how to enable pop-up blocker in Google Chrome on your smartphone then Click here.

I hope you find useful information in this article. If you have any questions and if you want to learn more tips about Google Chrome then please mention in the comments section and I will get back to you and stay tuned with my blog to learn interesting things related to cybersecurity and hacking.


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