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The best pop-up blockers

No matter how informative they are, whether they have lightning deals or if they have worthy things to offer – pop-ups are annoying. Wouldn't it be annoying to see pop-up windows when you click on links during web reading sessions? The level of irritation extends when it comes to the Smartphone scenario, since apps and sites can, in the worst case, fill the device screen with all the unpleasant things you would expect!

a matter of certainty that everyone will seek a solution if you prefer a clean web browsing experience. If you are like this, you will love the post we hope for. In this post, we have compiled the main pop-up blockers for web browsers and smartphones, creating a list of 6 best pop-up blocks for you. In the end, we also added some methods, with which you can disable pop-ups – delete them from all over the screen.

Well, if you need to get out of pop-ups, scroll down; or, if you need an option that gives priority to personalization, check the list.

1. Poper Blocker

Poper Blocker a simple but effective Google Chrome extension when you want to make your Chrome browser without ugly pop-ups and pop-unders – if you don't know it, pop-under open a new window without letting you know and you know about it when you close the browser window! You can see a notification every time a popup is blocked via Poper Blocker and you will have three options to choose from: allow once, always or check the advanced options section. In the advanced settings panel, you can add certain websites to the white list; choose if you want to show a badge together with the toolbar button, etc. Overall, Poper Blocker really is a fantastic option to customize the way you block pop-up advertisements and related things. Yes, available only for Google Chrome.

To install

2. Adblock Pro

Adblock Pro is not a dedicated app for blocking pop-ups; rather a complete option to have an accurate and effective web browsing experience in Google Chrome – without advertising, banners and pop-ups. Compared to the above block, it offers more customization-oriented features. These features include adding filters to the blocking process, adding custom filters and domain names in white lists so you don't miss out on advertisements or pop-ups from these sites. So if you prefer a pop-up blocker and a full-fledged multi-purpose advertising blocker for Chrome, you'd like to have Adblock Pro in your browser, suppose. And, yes, only Chrome.

To install

3. Popup Blocker Pro

Popup Blocker Pro almost a replica of Poper Blocker, which we placed in the first position! Popup Blocker Pro offers all the features you would need, as a basic user who needs a cleaner web browsing experience. This is a free and light solution for your Google Chrome browser, given the smaller file size and the easier installation of the installation in Chrome. Overall, if you need the same features but a change from Poper Blocker, you will enjoy taking a look at Popup Blocker Pro.

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4. Adblock Plus

As its product page says, Adblock Plus is a very efficient software for surfing the web without annoying advertisements, including pop-up-based advertisements. Regardless of whether you are using Facebook, YouTube or any other site, its service will be everywhere to get rid of intrusive advertisements. However, this free pop-up blocker also offers some notable features. For example, in addition to erasing any advertisement from the scene, a technology can choose whether an intrusive ad; if so, the ad will be removed; otherwise I will remain there.

In addition, if you fear that social networks are monitoring your browsing sessions and everything else, there are options to enable no-tracking, such as removing social media buttons. The most important thing about these features is that you can customize everything easily. To date, Adblock Plus available for the following platforms:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Opera
  • android
  • Internet Explorer
  • Safari
  • Yandex
  • Maxthon

An Android version of Adblock Plus is also available, called the Adblock Browser. still in beta, but you can download it by joining the Google+ Adblock Plus Beta community. In short, regardless of your platform or the browser you use, Adblock Plus makes sense as a popup blocker and ad-blocker.


5. Lock

uBlock an extension that fights annoying ads and pop-ups from the screen of your web browser and available for Google Chrome, Safari and Mozilla Firefox. Despite being lightweight ad blocking software, uBlock offers extraordinary features such as extended support for multiple filters. Also, by clicking on the uBlock badge in the toolbar, you will be able to know more about the blocking statistics and its efficiency. Plus, completely free and open-source uBlock and you can customize it if you know how. Overall, uBlock makes a sensible choice when simplicity and efficiency are preferred.


6. NoScript

NoScript isn't actually a popup blocker you can get! on the other hand, an extension to block scripts from loading during web sessions. It can be used to block the execution of JavaScript, Java, Flash and other plug-ins, unless you have authorized them to the white list. Since it includes in the above list, NoScript can block pop-up ads as well. In addition to the dashboard, there will also be a status bar. Hence, NoScript a superb pop-up blocker and script blocker for the Mozilla Firefox browser.

To install

The manual method

We have already said that it is not necessary to depend on extensions when you want to eliminate pop-ups from web browsers. Almost all popular web browsers come with a built-in option that allows the user to disable pop-ups from uploading. Now, we'll take a look at how you can manually block pop-ups on each browser.

Block pop-ups in Google Chrome

In Desktop

  • Click on the Chrome menu (in the upper right corner)
  • Choose Settings
  • Click on "Show advanced settings"
  • Click "Content settings" in the Privacy section
  • Now, from the Pop-up section, select "Do not allow any site to show pop-ups"

In mobile

  • Open the Chrome menu (in the upper right corner)
  • Tap on Settings
  • Tap on Site Settings
  • Choose Popup
  • turn them off

Block pop-ups in Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on the Menu button (top right)
  • Choose Options
  • Click on the content
  • Check the "Block pop-up windows" option

Block pop-ups in Safari

  • Choose Safari
  • Go to Preferences
  • Go to the Security tab
  • Select "Block pop-up windows"; if you want to disable the plugins, you can also select them.

Block pop-ups in Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • From the Tools menu, choose Internet Options
  • From the Privacy tab, select the 'Block popup' mode on

Tada! You did it – note that all these options erase pop-ups from the full scenario. If you need customization, scroll up!

Well, what do you think of the pop-up blocking extensions / apps and the manual methods described here? We look forward to hearing more about your opinion and your preferred choice.