How to Stop Blocking Pop-Ups in Safari on the iPad

Pop-ups on websites are rarely anything good. They are either advertisements or annoying options to sign up for newsletters. Fortunately most Web browsers will block pop-ups by default, so you never see most of them.

But occasionally you will actually need to access a Web page that is being blocked by a pop-up blocker. So follow our guide below to learn how you can stop blocking pop-ups in the Safari browser on your iPad.

Do you also use Chrome and would like to do this on that browser? Our allow pop ups Chrome iPhone guide will help you find the right setting.

Turn Off the Pop-Up Blocker in the iPad Safari Browser

The steps below will turn off the pop-up blocker for Safari completely. This means that other sites which are using bad pop-ups will not be blocked. If you are just disabling the pop-up blocker for one specific site, it is usually a good idea to return to the menu below and re-enable the pop-up blocker.

Step 1: Open the Settings menu.

open the settings menu

Step 2: Select the Safari option in the column at the left side of the screen.

open the ipad safari menu

Step 3: Touch the button to the right of Block Pop-ups to stop blocking pop-ups in Safari. There won’t be any green shading around the button when it is turned off.

how to stop blocking pop-ups in safari on the ipad

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