How to get rid of pop-ups

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Browsing the net from your favorite web browser you often and not too willingly find yourself having to face a flood of advertising windows that pop up suddenly when you visit specific Internet sites or when you click on certain links. Aware of this, your IT friend suggested that you deal with it by going to delete pop-ups. However, if in front of this tip you have rolled your eyes without understeing what your friend was talking about then know that you can count on me. In the following lines I will go to show you all the steps that you need to perform in order to eliminate the popups.




Before explaining how to proceed, however, it is good that you underste what we are talking about. Pop-ups are, in fact, those annoying advertising windows that you see more or less frequently when you find yourself visiting certain websites, both from desktop and mobile. Of course, it is not something dangerous but it is undeniable that the appearance of these elements can cause a lot of annoyance by hindering surfing the net.

Having become aware of this, if you are interested in finding out what it is necessary to do in order to eliminate the popups, I suggest you take a few minutes of free time, sit comfortably in front of your trusted computer and / or grab your smartphone or tablet and concentrate carefully on reading the information I am about to give you. I am sure that in the end you can already tell yourself that you are satisfied and that you will also be ready to say loudly that deleting popups was not at all complicated.

In order to eliminate the popups it is sufficient to take advantage of some special functions included "steard" on all the main and most up-to-date Web browsers. Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox in fact, specific features are integrated that allow you to block popups in no time at all. Then locate the web browser you used among those I have just indicated and follow the instructions for computer Windows and Mac and / o for smartphone and tablet Android and iOS below.


Eliminate computer pop-ups

Google Chrome

If you have the habit of surfing the net with Google Chrome and if you are interested in understeing how to eliminate the popups on the Google web browser, the first operation you need to do is to start the famous program for online browsing by pressing on its icon. Once the browser window is displayed, presses the icon Menu at the top right (the one with the three horizontal lines) and select the item Settings give the menu that comes mostrato.


In the tab that opens, click the link Show advanced settings, locate the section Privacy and poi press the pulsating content settings.

Then scroll through the new window that is shown to you on the screen, find the section Popup then put the check mark next to the item Do not allow pop-ups to appear on sites (recommended). Then press the button end to apply the changes made.


If you deem it appropriate before pressing on the button end you can customize the behavior of the web browser towards the popup blocker by pressing the button Manage exceptions .... Then fill in the field below the item Host name scheme with the domain name you want to create an exception for and use the drop-down menu on the right to choose the exact behavior for the site or domain by selecting Allow or Block. To confirm the changes, click on the button end present at the bottom right.


Then check that the procedure by which to eliminate the popups on Google Chrome has had the desired effect. Then visit the website or websites that previously hindered your surfing the net with advertising windows and make sure that the problem has definitively disappeared.

Mozilla Firefox

Do you generally surf the net using Mozilla Firefox and are interested in finding out how to get rid of pop-ups? If the answer is "yes" then to begin with, start the Web browser on your computer by clicking on its icon and then press the button depicting three horizontal lines which is located at the top right of the window that is shown on the screen. Then select the gear wheel icon from the menu that appears.

Now press on the voice Contents attached to the menu located on the left of the new screen displayed and then put a check mark next to the item Block pop-up windows present in corrispondenza della sezione Pop-up windows. Then close the Mozilla Firefox window to confirm the changes made.


If you wish, before closing the window, you can customize Mozilla Firefox's behavior towards the popup blocker by pressing the button Exceptions ... by filling out the form under the heading Site address: with the address of the Internet site from which you intend to continue viewing the popup windows and then pressing the button Permtti to add it to the list. Then click on Save Changes per salvare I modified it.

Internet Explorer

If the Web browser you use most often is Internet Explorer and you want to find out how to eliminate pops, the first thing you need to do is start the program for online browsing by pressing on its icon, click on the gear wheel icon that reonts placed in the upper right part of the window that is shown to you (if you use an older version of the browser presses on the item Instruments menu) and select the item Internet options give the menu to compare.

In the window that will open at this point, select the tab Privacy, metti il ​​segno di spunta accanto alla voce Turn on pop-up blocker present at the section Popup Blocker click on first Apply e then OK to save the settings.

If you wish before pressing the button OK you can customize the behavior of the web browser towards the popup blocker by pressing the button Settings attached to the section Popup Blocker and filling out the form that is proposed to you on the screen. Then type the item in the field below Website address from which to allow pop-ups the address of the website from which you want to allow pop-ups to appear and then click on the button Add then click on the button Close per confermare I modify it apportate.

Now check that the procedure by which to eliminate the popups on Internet Explorer has had the desired effect. Then visit the website or websites that previously hindered your surfing the net with advertising windows and make sure that the problem has definitively disappeared.

Microsoft Edge

If you usually surf the net using Microsoft Edge, know that even in this case it is possible to eliminate the popups. To do this you must first start Microsoft Edge by clicking on its icon and then press the icon depicting three dots horizontally which is located in the upper right part of the window that is shown to you. Then click on the entry Settings.

Now scroll through the menu that is shown to you, locate the button View advanced settings and then press on it and then bring up On the option toggle Popup Blocker. Once this is done, the changes to the browser settings will be applied immediately.

Then try to visit the website or websites that previously infested your PC's desktop with pop-up windows and verify that the problem has definitely disappeared.

Safari

Purposes Safari and is it your intention to figure out how to get rid of popups? Yes? Well, then to start with, start the Apple web browser on your Mac. Once the browser window is displayed, click on the item Safari located at the top left of the menu bar, click Preference ... and then select the tab Web sites from the window that is shown to you.

Now locate the section Windows a comparsa in the left sidebar, then expe the drop-down menu When I visit other websites che si trova in basso a destra and seleciona la voce Block and warn da quest'ultimo.

Then try to visit the website or websites that previously infested your Mac desktop with pop-up windows and verify that the problem has definitely disappeared.

Eliminate pop-ups on smartphones and tablets

If you often surf from your smartphone or tablet and if you are interested in understeing how to eliminate the popups on your mobile device, follow the instructions below. These are slightly different steps from those already seen for web browsers on computers but still very simple to carry out and for the implementation of which it is not necessary to be an expert in computer science or telephony.

  • Chrome (Android/iOS) - Access the home screen of the device, start the Chrome app, press the button depicting three horizontal lines located at the top right and select the item Settings from the menu that appears. Then tap on content settings e check the box Popup Blocker.
  • Firefox (Android) - Access the home screen of the device, start the Firefox app and go to the browser's advanced settings panel by typing about: config in its address bar. Then look for the key dom.disable_open_during_load e set it to true.
  • Safari (iOS) - Access the home screen of the device, press the icon of Settings, select the icon Safari e from the menu that opens and sets to ON the option toggle Blocco pop-up.


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