How to Turn Off Pop-Up Blocker on an iPhone

Unlock a Seamless Browsing Experience! Learn how to disable pop-up blockers on your iPhone in 4 easy steps. Say goodbye to annoying ads!


Pop-up ads can be annoying for many iPhone users while browsing the internet. However, some websites may use pop-ups for legitimate purposes that get blocked by the iPhone’s built-in pop-up blocker. Fortunately, one can easily disable the pop-up blocker on an iPhone if they wish to allow pop-ups on certain sites.

This article provides step-by-step instructions for iPhone users to turn off the pop-up blocker in the Safari browser. By making a quick change in the iPhone’s Safari settings, users can decide when they want to allow pop-ups and avoid disruptive ads from intruding on their web browsing experience. The guide covers how to locate the Block Pop-ups toggle, disable it, and notes factors to keep in mind like third-party ad blockers.

Pop-up blockers on iPhones prevent annoying and intrusive pop-up ads from appearing while browsing the web. However, sometimes you may want to allow pop-ups from certain websites. Here is a simple guide to disabling the pop-up blocker on your iPhone.

Steps to Turn Off Pop-Up Blocker On iPhone

Open the Settings app on your iPhone. You can find this as an icon on your home screen.

  1. Scroll down and tap on the “Safari” option. This will open Safari’s settings menu.
  2. Under the “General” section, look for the “Block Pop-ups” option and tap on it.
  3. Toggle the switch off for “Block Pop-ups” to disable the pop-up blocker. The toggle should turn gray when disabled.
  4. Exit Settings and open Safari to browse. The pop-up blocker is now disabled.

Important Notes:

  • You may need to reload web pages for the changes to take effect. Pop-ups should now load normally.
  • Check if you have a third-party ad-blocker app as well. Disable Content Blockers in Safari’s settings.
  • Only allow pop-ups from trusted sources. Do not enable all pop-ups as some can spread malware.
  • You can always re-enable the pop-up blocker by toggling “Block Pop-ups” back on in Safari’s settings.


Disabling the pop-up blocker on your iPhone is simple and can be done in just a few steps. Always be cautious of intrusive pop-up ads and enable the blocker when not needed. This keeps your iPhone secure while browsing.

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By Govind
Being in love with the tech world, Govind joined the technology world in 2015 and started writing about tech stuff (mobile, PC, games, other gadgets). He loves playing games, travelling, photography and sharing the latest news & updates about every Apple products (iPhone, iPad, Mac, etc.).
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