Google Chrome is a popular and fast browser, but no one likes pop-up advertisements. Being the oldest trick in the book, pop-ups aren’t only invasive, but they’re a tried and tested trick for scam artists trying to prey on the uninformed. There’s plenty of avenues when it comes to online marketing and advertising without running your web surfing sessions.
Don’t worry, we’re going to walk you through how to stop annoying pop-ups in desktop mode and mobile below:
How to stop pop-ups on Chrome (Desktop)
First, let’s take a look at how to stop pop-ups on Chrome in desktop mode:
Go to Privacy and Security
Open up Chrome and click on the Kebab menu (three-dots). Then go to Settings > Privacy and Security.
Block those annoying pop ups
Next, go to site settings > Pop-ups and redirects > Toggle block pop-ups. And there we go, all done!
How to stop pop-ups on Chrome (mobile)
Next up is mobile. Chrome is the stock internet browser for Android devices, so chances are you’ll be using it.
Follow these quick instructions
Open the Chrome app and hit the kebab settings icon in the upper right-hand corner. Then go to Site settings > Pop-ups and redirects > Toggle block pop-ups. There you go, all pop-ups will now be blocked.