How to block pop-ups in Google Chrome for Android [Guide]

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Things often get messed when you surf the internet and suddenly a wild ad pop-up comes out of nowhere and ruins everything. Not only desktops but smartphones face the same issues. No matter you’re reading an interesting stuff, playing a game, watching a video, or downloading things, pop-ups have a bad reputation to break the user experience. Here’s what you need to do to prevent any pop-ups from coming up on your smartphone.

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How to block pop-ups in Google Chrome for Android

Google Chrome is the default browser on Android smartphones. Google Chrome comes with a built-in feature to block pop-ups without the need of any extensions or apps.

To block pop-ups in Google Chrome, here are the steps you need to follow.

  • Launch Google Chome from the Homescreen.
  • Tap the three dots on the top right corner of the browser.

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  • Go to Settings -> Site settings.

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  • Under Site settings, you will find an option for Pop-ups.
  • Tap Pop-ups and turn Off the slider if it’s turned On.

You are done.

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Also, check how to save mobile data on Google Chrome for Android.

If you still face the pop-up ads problem, try third party browsers like Opera and Firefox. They do come with a built-in pop-up blocker.

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VISHAL GAJANAN GIRI
VISHAL GAJANAN GIRI

thank u so much for the article team, really really helpful, my browser is also running faster now!!