How to block pop-ups in Microsoft Edge on desktop and mobile

Xiaobai Software  2022-08-02 22: 26  read 82 views

When visiting a website, do pop-ups clutter the content?Do you find it distracting to see countless pop-ups of ads, offers or spam every few seconds?If yes, don't panic!

In this post, we'll show you how to enable Microsoft Edge's built-in pop-up blocker to get rid of annoying pop-ups.


How to Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Microsoft Edge Desktop

Microsoft Edge's pop-up blocker is enabled by default.However, if you see the pop-up, you or someone you share your computer with may have disabled it.Therefore, you need to re-enable it to stop seeing popups.

Follow the steps below to enable Microsoft Edge's pop-up blocker:

1. Start Edge.

2. Tap the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner and select Settings.

3. In the left sidebar, select Cookies and Site Permissions.

4. Under All Permissions, click Popups and Redirects.


5. Turn the toggle button next to Block (recommended) to the right to enable the pop-up blocker.


How to Enable Pop-Up Blocker in Microsoft Edge Mobile

Activating the pop-up blocker in Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS is almost the same, with one difference.To enable pop-up blocker in Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS, follow these steps:

1. Start Edge.

2. At the bottom center, tap the three horizontal dots.

3. Select Settings.

4. Go to Privacy and Security Settings.

On iOS, tap the Block Popups option and turn the toggle next to Block Popups to the right to enable the popup blocker.



On Android, tap "Site Permissions," then "Popups and Redirects," and turn the toggle to the right to enable Popup Blocker.



Get rid of pop-ups in Microsoft Edge

You should now be able to activate Microsoft Edge's pop-up blocker on desktop and mobile.As long as you do this, you won't see any popups while browsing the web.Also, if popups on your Android phone become annoying, you can disable them entirely, as we did with Microsoft Edge.

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