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

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

Google Chrome is right now the most used web browser for smartphones 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 offers a built-in pop-up blocker.

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. Pop-up ads on a smartphone are really annoying especially when you are reading something on the web. Just think for a moment, you are reading an important article on your smartphone and all of a sudden a pop-up shows up, interrupting your focus.

Worse yet, pop-up ads on your smartphone have a tendency to take over your entire screen, slow your page load speed, and have an almost impossible to find "exit" option.

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 smartphone.

Blocking pop-up ads can save you from frustration and it can also keep your smartphone safe from malware and other viruses.

First of all, I am discussing how to enable pop-up blocker in Google Chrome on Android. So, Let's begin.

How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome on Android

Step 1. Open Google Chrome on your Android smartphone and "hit the three vertical dots icon" on the top-right corner of the screen.

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

Step 2. Tap on "Settings" and then scroll down until you find "Site Settings" and then click on it.

Step 3. Under the Site Settings option, Tap on "Pop-ups and redirects."

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

Step 4. Now, Turn off the "Pop-ups and redirects" toggle. (You should then see "Block sites from showing pop-ups and redirects (recommended)" under Pop-ups and redirects)

How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome on Your Smartphone
Step 5. Go back to Site Settings and Tap on "Ads."

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

Step 6. Now, Turn off the "Ads" toggle. (You should then see "Block ads on sites that show intrusive or misleading ads" under Ads)

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

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

Now, I am discussing how to enable pop-up blocker in Goole Chrome on iOS. So, Let's begin.

How To Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Google Chrome on iOS

Step 1. Open Chrome browser on your smartphone and "hit the three horizontal dots icon" in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

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

Step 2. Tap on "Settings" and then scroll down until you find "Content Settings" and then click on it.

Step 3. Under the Content Settings option, Tap on "Block Pop-ups."

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

Step 4. Now, Turn on the "Block Pop-ups" toggle.

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

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

So, This way you can enable pop-up blocker in Google Chrome on your smartphone.

If you want to learn about how to enable pop-up blocker in Google Chrome on your desktop 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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