How to Block Pop-Ups on Google Chrome?

Pop-up Ads can be pretty annoying while browsing the Internet. Apart from that, cybercriminals can exploit pop-ups by infecting them with malware so that when users click on them, the malware can infiltrate their device easily.

It is better to block these annoying and malicious pop-ups instead. Google Chrome is one of the most popular browsers on the internet. Its users are most affected by the pop-up viruses. If you are a Google Chrome browser user, this post will guide you on how to block pop-ups on your browser.

Block Pop-Ups on Google Chrome Windows/macOS/Linux

For Windows, macOS, and Linux users, here is the procedure to block pop-ups on your Chrome Browser −

  • Launch Chrome browser on your above-mentioned device.

  • Click on the three dots at the top right corner

  • From the menu, select Settings

  • Scroll down and click on Advanced to open advanced settings.

  • Under Privacy and security, choose Site Settings.

  • Scroll down, and under Content, click on Pop-ups and redirects.

  • Toggle the switch OFF if it is ON to block the pop-ups on your browser.

  • If you don't want to block pop-ups on all sites, you can click on Add next to Block to add sites in the block list.

  • You can also add websites to Allow them to show pop-ups.

Block Pop-Ups on Google Chrome Android

Pop-ups are more annoying on smartphones because they acquire maximum space on the small smartphone screen. Follow these steps to remove them from Android smartphones −

  • Open the Chrome browser application on your Android device.

  • On the top-right corner, tap on the three dots icon.

  • Navigate to Settings -> Site settings

  • Tap on Pop-ups and toggle the button to switch it OFF and block pop-ups.

Block Pop-Ups on iPhone

To block pop-ups on your iPhone devices, follow these steps −

  • Open Chrome application on your iPhone

  • Tap on the three dots icon at the top-right corner.

  • Navigate to Settings -> Content settings

  • Tap on Block pop-ups

  • Toggle the switch to turn it OFF and block pop-ups.