Pop-up blockers are a useful feature that prevents unwanted advertisements and pop-up windows from appearing on your computer screen. However, in some instances, pop-up windows may contain valuable information or be necessary for certain websites to function correctly. If you are experiencing issues with pop-up windows, you may need to turn off your pop-up blocker in Google Chrome, and here is a step-by-step guide on how to do it.
Google Chrome should be installed on your operating system. If you are a Ubuntu user, follow this guide to install Google Chrome.
Step 1: Launch Google Chrome
Open your Google Chrome browser by clicking on the Chrome icon on your desktop or searching for it in the Linux application menu:
Step 2: Access Chrome settings
Once you have launched Google Chrome, locate the three-dot menu icon located at the extreme top right side of the browser. Click on this icon to open the Chrome menu and from here, select “Settings“:
Step 3: Navigate to the Privacy and Security settings
Now scroll down in the menu of the left until you see the “Privacy and Security” section, click on this option to access the Privacy and Security settings and after that click the “Site Settings” option:
Step 4: Navigate through Pop-ups and redirects settings
Under the Site settings go to the “Pop-ups and redirects” option and form there click on “Don’t allow sites to send pop-ups or use redirects” under the Default behavior option to turn off the pop-up blocker:
So, this is how one can turn off or disable the pop-up blocker in Google Chrome and if you want to turn it on follow the same process and select “Sites can send pop-ups and use redirects” open in site settings.
The procedure of disabling the pop-up blocker in Google Chrome is straightforward and only requires a few basic steps to complete. By following the steps outlined above, you should be able to turn off the pop-up blocker in no time, allowing you to access important information and website functions without any interruptions.