How to Remove Pop Up Blocker on Mac

Joel Mason

Mac, Tutorials

Are you tired of those annoying pop-up blockers getting in the way of your browsing experience on your Mac? Well, fear not! In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to remove the pop-up blocker on your Mac and regain control of your browsing experience.

Step 1: Launch Safari

If you’re using Safari as your preferred browser, follow these steps to begin:

  1. Click on the Safari menu located in the top left corner of your screen.
  2. Select Preferences from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click on the Security tab.

Step 2: Disable Pop-Up Blocker

To disable the pop-up blocker on Safari:

  1. Uncheck the box next to Block pop-up windows.

Step 3: Restart Safari

To ensure that the changes take effect, it’s recommended to restart Safari after disabling the pop-up blocker. Simply close and reopen Safari for the changes to be applied.

Step 4: Using Chrome?

If you’re using Google Chrome as your preferred browser, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered too! Follow these steps:

A. Access Chrome Settings

  1. Type chrome://settings/ in the address bar.
  2. Press Enter or Return on your keyboard.

B. Open Advanced Settings

  1. Scroll down and click on Advanced at the bottom of the page.

C. Manage Pop-Ups

  1. Under the Privacy and security section, click on Content settings.
  2. Scroll down to Pop-ups and redirects.
  3. Toggle the switch to Allow all sites to show pop-ups.

Step 5: Restart Chrome

Just like with Safari, it’s recommended to restart Chrome after making changes to ensure they take effect. Close and reopen Chrome for the changes to be applied.


Congratulations! You’ve successfully removed the pop-up blocker on your Mac, whether you’re using Safari or Chrome.

Now you can browse without those pesky pop-ups interrupting your online activities. Remember that it’s always a good idea to enable a reputable ad-blocker or use caution when allowing pop-ups on certain websites to protect yourself from potential security risks.

We hope this tutorial helped you regain control of your browsing experience. Happy surfing!

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