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 iPhone or iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Content Settings and then Block Pop-ups.
  4. Turn Block pop-ups on or off.

Allow pop-ups for a specific site

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

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. Go to a page where pop-ups are blocked.
  3. At the bottom, under "Pop-ups blocked," 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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