How to Stop Blocking Pop Ups in Chrome on an iPhone

The Chrome Web browser on your iPhone is a good alternative to the default Safari option. It is fast, and you can sign in to it with your Google account so that you can share certain information from your computer to your iPhone.

Occasionally you may find that you need to access content that a website is trying to display via a pop-up window. Chrome blocks these types of pages by default. However, it’s possible to stop blocking pop-ups in the Chrome iPhone browser if you discover that you have a need for one.

How to Turn Off the Pop Up Block in the Chrome iPhone App

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in IOS 11.4.1. By completing the steps in this article you will be turning off the pop-up blocker in the Chrome app on your iPhone. This will not affect other browsers on the device, such as Safari. You can read this article if you want to stop blocking pop-ups in Safari, too.

Step 1: Open the Chrome app.

open the chrome app

Step 2: Touch the button at the top-right of the screen with three dots on it.

tap the button with three dots

Step 3: Choose the Settings option.

choose the settings option

Step 4: Select the Content Settings option.

open content settings menu

Step 5: Touch the Block Pop-ups button.

select the pop up blocker

Step 6: Tap the button to the right of Block Pop-ups to turn off the Chrome pop-up blocker.

how stop blocking pop ups chrome iphone

Now that you know how to stop blocking pop-ups in Chrome on an iPhone, you will be able to visit pages that are trying to display a pop-up and see that content.

Not sure which version of iOS you have on your iPhone? Find out how to check your iOS version so that you can tell if you have the right operating system version for what you are trying to do.

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