Allow Pop-ups in Web Browsers

Internet Explorer 9

  • In the upper right corner of your internet browser, click the Tools icon which looks like a gear, and select Internet options.
  • Click the Privacy tab.
  • Uncheck Turn on Pop-up Blocker.
Note: To access advanced features click Settings in the Pop-up Blocker section.



  • In Windows, from the Tools menu, select Options
  • In Mac OS X, from the Firefox menu, select Preferences
  • Click Content.
  • Check or uncheck Block Popup Windows. To customize permissions for specific websites, click Exceptions…
When blocking a pop-up, Firefox displays an information bar, as well as an icon in the status bar. When you click either the Options button in the information bar or the icon in the status bar, a menu is displayed with the following choices:
  • Allow/Block popups for this site
  • Edit Popup Blocker Options
Note: If you select Edit Popup Blocker Options, you can then click Exceptions next to “Block pop-up windows” and enter the URLs for any sites on which you wish to allow pop-ups.
  • Don’t show this message (info message) when popups are blocked
  • Show (the blocked pop-up)



From the Safari (in Mac OS X) or Edit (in Windows) menu, click on Block Pop-up Windows to check or uncheck this option.


Google Chrome

  • At the upper right, click the wrench icon, and select Settings.
  • Click Show advanced settings…
  • Under the “Privacy” section, click Content settings…
  • Under the “Pop-ups” section, select Allow all sites to show pop-ups or Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended). To customize permissions for specific websites, click Manage exceptions…


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