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 . You can also decide to allow pop-ups.
If you still get pop-ups after disabling them:
- You may have previously subscribed to receive notifications from a site. You can block notifications if you don’t want any communications from a site to show up on your screen.
- Your computer or phone may be infected by malware. Learn how to get rid of malware.
Change your default pop-ups & redirects settings
- On your computer, open Chrome .
- At the top right, click More Settings.
- Click Privacy and security Site Settings.
- Click Pop-ups and redirects.
- Choose the option you want as your default setting.
Manage pop-ups & redirects for a specific site
If you still get communications from a site after disabling pop-ups, you may be subscribed to notifications. To turn off notifications for a site:
- On your computer, open Chrome.
- Go to the site you are getting notifications from.
- Select View site information .
- Next to Notifications, select Block from the drop down menu.
You can also block notifications from your site settings.
Problems with pop-ups
Using a Chrome device at work or school: Your network administrator can set up the pop-up blocker for you. If so, you can’t change this setting yourself. Learn about using a managed Chrome device.
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