How to Block Pop-Ups on the iPad 2

Pop-ups have long been the bane of Internet users but, fortunately, most desktop and laptop browsers are configured to block them. Pop-ups can also affect browsing on mobile devices like the iPad 2, but they can be more difficult to deal with on a smaller screen.

Fortunately the Safari browser on your iPad 2 offers a way for you to block pop-ups and improve your Web browsing experience on your tablet. You can follow the steps in our guide below to start blocking pop-ups and make it easier to visit the sites you need.


iPad 2 Safari – How to Block Pop Ups

The steps in this article were performed on an iPad 2 using the iOS 7 operating system. These steps will also only block pop-ups in the Safari browser, which is the default browser on the device. It will not block pop-ups in other browsers like Google Chrome.


Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

open the settings menu



Step 2: Scroll down and select the Safari option in the column at the left side of the window.

select the safari option in the left column



Step 3: Touch the button to the right of Block Pop-ups. You will know that your Safari browser is set up to block pop-ups when there is green shading around the button.

turn on the block pop-ups option



Do you need to start a private browsing session on your iPad 2? This article will show you how to start browsing in Safari so that your history is not recorded in the browser.

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