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How to disable pop-up blockers in a variety of browsers

This article is to provide instructions on how to disable pop-up blockers in your internet browsers.


 Chrome Browser
GOOGLE CHROME (Windows, macOS)

When a pop-up is being blocked, an icon will appear in the far right side of the omnibox. This icon looks like a small browser window with a red "x" over it.  Click the icon and select always allow pop-ups from portal www.uwp.edu.

pop-up blocked

To proactively allow pop-ups in Google Chrome, follow these steps:
  • Launch Google Chrome
  • In the top-right corner of the Google Chrome app, click the menu button
  • Click Settings
  • Click show Advanced Settings
  • Under Privacy, click the Content Settings button.
  • Under Pop-Ups, click Manage Exceptions
  • Type www.uwp.edu into the hostname pattern field and set the behavior to allow.
GOOGLE CHROME (iOS, Android)
  • Launch the google Chrome app
  • In the top right corner of the Google Chrome app, tap the menu button
  • Tap Settings, then Content Settings, the Pop-ups.
  • Slide the Block Pop-ups switch to the Off position.




 Firefox Browser  
FIREFOX (Windows, macOS)
To proactively allow pop-ups in Firefox, follow these steps:
  • Launch Firefox
  • In the top-right corner of the Firefox window, click the menu button.
  • Click Preferences
  • In the Preferences window, click Content in the sidebar.
  • In the Content panel, under Pop-ups, click the Exceptions... button.
  • Type the web address or host name into the list of addresses of website field.
  • Click Allow.
 Internet Explorer Browser
 INTERNET EXPLORER
To proactively allow pop-ups in Internet Explorer, follow these steps:
  • In the top-right corner of the Internet Explorer window, click the Tools button.
  • Select Internet Options from the Tools menu.
  • Click Privacy tab in the Internet Options window.
  • Under Pop-up Blocker, click the Settings button.
  • In the Address of Website to Allow box, type the web address or host name.
  • Click Add.
 Safari Browser  
SAFARI 12 (macOS)
  • Select "Safari" > Preferences, then select "websites" at the top of the window.
  • Select Pop-Up Windows on the left side.
  • User the "When visiting other websites" drop-down menu (Bottom right) to select "Allow".
 SAFARI 11 AND 10 (macOS)
  • When a pop-up is being blocked, Safari does not provide any indication that the behavior is occurring.
  • Launch Safari
  • Click Safari in the system menu bar.
  • Click Preferences
  • Select the Security Tab
  • Uncheck the pop-up windows checkbox.
SAFARI (iOS)
  • Launch the settings app
  • Tap Safari
  • Slide the Block Pop-ups switch to the Off position.





Keywords:pop up pop-up blocker browsers internet explorer firefox chrome google browser   Doc ID:88002
Owner:Cindy S.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2018-11-27 15:24 CSTUpdated:2018-12-04 14:38 CST
Sites:UW Parkside
CleanURL:https://kb.uwp.edu/how-to-disable-pop-up-blockers-in-a-variety-of-browsers
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