Block or allow pop-ups in Chrome

By default, Google Chrome blocks pop-ups from automatically showing up on your screen. When a pop-up is blocked, the address bar will be marked Pop-up blocked Pop-up blocked. You can also decide to allow pop-ups.

If you still get pop-ups after disabling them, then you could have malware. Learn how to get rid of malware.

Turn pop-ups on or off

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Site settings and then Pop-ups.
  4. Turn Pop-ups to Allowed or Block.

Allow pop-ups from a specific site

Not all pop-ups are ads or spam. Some legitimate websites display web content in pop-up windows.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. Go to a page where pop-ups are blocked.
  3. At the bottom, tap Always show.

My site's popups are being blocked

Chrome blocks pop-ups that users might not find useful.

If pop-ups are being blocked on a site that you own, visit the Abusive Experience Report. In the report, you'll learn if there are any issues found with your site that you can address

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