Frequent Internet usage over a period of several years has probably led you to a point where you consider all pop up windows to be something negative. Since most of these windows are usually advertisements or some other annoyance, this association is going to be correct the majority of the time. However, certain credible sites still use pop ups for important information or navigational reasons and, when visiting those sites in the Google Chrome browser app on your iPhone 5, you might need to see these pop up windows. By default, however, Chrome blocks those pop ups. So continue reading below to learn how to re-enable them.
Allow Pop Ups in the iPhone 5 Chrome Browser App
An important feature of this setting is that you can turn it on or off at will. So, if you are visiting a site for which you want to allow pop ups, you can configure Chrome to allow them, then you can restore the default setting once you have left the site. This will allow you to get your desired functionality on demand, without needing to worry that you are leaving yourself open to unwanted pop ups.
Step 1: Launch the Google Chrome browser app.
Step 2: Tap the Customize and Control Google Chrome button at the top of the screen. This is the button with the three horizontal lines.
Step 3: Touch the Settings option in the drop-down menu.
Step 4: Press the Content Settings option at the bottom of the screen.
Step 5: Tap the Block Pop-ups option at the top of the screen.
Step 6: Touch the blue On button to the right of Block Pop-ups to switch it to Off.
Now when you visit a Web page that uses pop-ups, those pop-ups will be displayed as new windows in Chrome.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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