How to Allow Pop Ups in Safari on an iPhone 7


The default Safari Web browser on your iPhone has a specific set of settings configurations that are meant to reflect the behavior that the majority of users want when they browse the Internet on their smartphone. One of these settings includes the way that pop-ups are handled, and that default option is to block all of them.

While pop-ups are generally seen as a negative aspect of looking at Web pages on the Internet, certain sites do still use them for good reasons. For example, one that I often see is for forms that you need to complete when submitting certain types of applications. But if Safari is blocking all pop-ups, then that form is never going to appear. So continue reading our tutorial below and see how you can allow pop-ups in the Safari browser on your iPhone.

 

How to Stop Blocking Pop Ups in Safari in iOS 10

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3. This guide assumes that your Safari browser is currently blocking pop-ups from websites, but that you would temporarily (or permanently) like to allow them.

Step 1: Open the Settings menu.

safari iphone pop-up setting

 

 

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Safari option.

how to stop blocking pop ups in safari on an iphone 7

 

 

Step 3: Scroll down and tap the button to the right of Block Pop-ups. Note that the button should be in the left position to allow pop-ups to come through. I am allowing pop-ups in the picture below.

how to allow pop ups in safari on an iphone 7

 

 

if you are using a Web browser on your iPhone other than Safari, then you will need to change that pop-up blocking setting instead. For example, this article will show you how to stop blocking pop-ups in the iPhone Chrome browser.

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