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How to Disable Pop-Up Blocker on Firefox: The Easiest Method


Pop-up blockers are an important tool for web browsing. It prevents annoying pop-ups and ads from appearing on your screen. But sometimes, these pop-ups can be a nuisance. Some may minimize the usefulness of the site you’re visiting while others can stay there indefinitely. It also doesn’t always block certain sites that are considered not harmful. If you find that these annoyance have caused you to disable your pop-up blocker, this guide will teach you how to do it the easiest way possible: through Firefox settings.

By default, Mozilla Firefox prevents all pop-ups on its internet pages. You should first disable the integrated pop-up blocker earlier than it’ll display those pop-up windows. On PC, iPhone, and iPad, we are able to educate you a way to do that in Firefox.

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Introduction To Pop-Up Blockers

Pop-up blockers are a tool that helps you browse the internet with peace of mind. This tool prevents annoying pop-ups and ads from appearing on your screen. These pop-ups can be intrusive and even delay you from working or reading a website properly. However, some people use these blockers to block certain websites like YouTube that they consider not harmful.

How To Disable Your Pop-Up Blocker On Firefox

First, you’ll want to open Firefox.

Next, click on the three horizontal bars in the upper-right corner of your screen and select “Options.” Scroll down and click on “Content” to expand it. Then, check the box that says “Allow pop-ups from sites I follow or allow content from.”

Now, you will only be able to see pop-up ads when you visit any site that you have been added to in your Firefox settings.

To do this, close Firefox completely and reopen it. You should now be able to see all of your blocked pop-ups once again.

Disable Pop-Up Blocker In Firefox On Desktop

To disable the pop-up blocker in Firefox to your Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chromebook computer:

  • First begin Firefox to your computer.
  • In the higher proper nook of Firefox, click on at the 3 horizontal lines.
  • In the menu that opens, select “Settings”.
  • On the settings page, at the left sidebar, click on “Privacy and Security”.
  • In the proper pane, scroll right all the way down to the “Permissions” section. Here, on the bottom, flip off the “Block pop-up windows” option.

And that’s it. You have efficiently disabled Firefox’s integrated pop-up blocker. Any web page can now show pop-ups while you go to them.

How To Enable Your Pop-Up Blocker After Disabling It

To enable your pop-up blocker, first click the three dots on the top right hand corner of your browser and choose ‘settings.’

Scroll down to “block pop-ups” and make sure that it is set to “on.” Then, click ‘done.’

Video For Better Understanding


Pop-ups have been an unwelcome visitor of the internet for years now and these days, many people rely on pop-up blockers to block them. A pop-up blocker can be a lifesaver, but only if you know how to disable it. Today we will show you how you can disable your pop-up blocker on Firefox and then we’ll show you how to re-enable it again.