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Block pop-ups in Google™ Chrome

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If you are looking for a complete solution to block pop-ups in Google Chrome, then follow the easy 6-step resolution given below.

If you want to protect your computer from potential online threats, unauthorized access and data loss, then you need to disable pop-ups in Google Chrome.

Each step is accompanied by an indicative screenshot for the ease of mirroring the action.

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  • Go to ‘Tools’
  • Select the ‘Under the Hood’ tab
  • Select the ‘Pop-ups’ tab
  • Click on ‘Exceptions’
  • Click on the ‘Add’ button
  • Click ‘Close’

Go to ‘Tools’

Click on the ‘Tools’ drop-down menu at the top right corner of the browser window under the ‘Close’ button and select ‘Options’.

Select the ‘Under the Hood’ tab

Select the ‘Under the Hood’ tab and click on the ‘Content Settings’ button under Privacy.

Select the ‘Pop-ups’ tab

Go to the Pop-ups tab and select ‘Do not allow any site to show up (recommended)’ to block pop-ups.

Click on ‘Exceptions’

For blocking pop-ups from specific sites, click on the ‘Exceptions’ button under the ‘Pop-ups’ tab.

Click on the ‘Add’ button

Click on the ‘Add’ button to add exceptions or ‘Edit’ to edit existing exceptions. Type in or copy and paste the source or ‘pattern’ you want to block or allow.

Click ‘Close’

Select ‘Block’ from the ‘Action’ drop-down menu and click ‘OK’ to confirm your choice. After this click ‘Close’ on all tabs and windows you opened to save your settings and changes.


Now you have successfully blocked pop-ups in Google Chrome with iYogi.

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