Managing your Pop-up Blocker
June 27, 2014 (published) | January 2, 2020 (revised)

A pop-up blocker is a tool built in to the browser that prevents Web site pop-ups from displaying.


The challenge with this software is to distinguish a valid pop-up from an advertisement.
VIN will never utilize pop-ups as advertisements.

To disable your browser's pop-up blocker, follow the steps that apply to your browser:

Microsoft Edge (Windows 10)
Internet Explorer 10 or 11 (Windows 8)

Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 10)
Firefox
Google Chrome
Safari
iPad/iPhone
Android phone/tablet (chrome browser)


Microsoft Edge (Windows 10)

  • Open the desktop, and then tap or click the Microsoft Edge icon on the taskbar.

  • Click the More icon (three dots) in the upper right corner of the window.

  • Click Settings.

  • Click Privacy & Security.
  • Look for the Block pop-ups toggle under the Security section.
  • Click on the toggle to turn the pop-up blocker off.

  • Click the More icon again to close the menu.


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Internet Explorer 10 or 11 (Windows 8)

Pop-up Blocker settings only apply to Internet Explorer for the desktop.

  • Open the desktop, and then tap or click the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar.


Internet Explorer Desktop icon

  • Tap or click the tools icon (cog) in the upper right corner of the window.
    Internet Explorer Tools icon

  • In the menu that appears, tap or click Internet options.


 

Internet Explorer tools menu

  • Choose the Privacy tab at the top of the window that opens.


Internet Explorer options

  • Uncheck the box next to Turn on Pop-up Blocker and choose apply.



Internet Explorer Privacy tab



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Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 10)

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Click the tools icon (cog) in the upper right corner of the window.
  • Click on Internet Options.


  • Choose the Privacy tab at the top of the window that opens.
  • Uncheck the box next to Turn on Pop-up Blocker and then click on Apply.


     


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Firefox

  • Click Options from the menu along the top. 


  • Click on Privacy & Security.
  • Under Privacy & Security scroll down and uncheck the box next to Block pop-up windows.


 


 


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Google Chrome

  • Click the Chrome menu button and then Settings.


  • Click Advanced then Privacy & Security then Site Settings.


  • Click on Pop ups and Redirects.


  • Click on the toggle next to Blocked to allow pop ups (Once the toggle is updated the text will change from Blocked to Allowed).


Google Chrome (Alternative Method to managing pop-up blocker)

*Note: This method may not appear on all sites

  • Click on the Lock icon on the URL bar.

  • On the drop-down option next to Pop-ups and redirects select Allow.


 


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Safari

  • Open Safari, and then click Safari from the top menu.


safari top menu

  • In the menu that appears, choose Preferences.


safari safari menu

  • In the window that appears, choose Security from the icons at the top.


safari preferences general

  • Uncheck the box next to Block pop-up windows and close the window.


safari preferences security


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iPad/iPhone

  • From the home screen, open the Settings app.


  • Find Safari in the list on the left.
  • In the Safari settings, be sure that Block pop-ups is turned off.


 


 



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Android phone/tablet (Chrome)

  • Open the Chrome browser application on your device.
  • Open the menu by clicking the appropriate menu button on the bowser.
  • From the menu, choose Settings.

  • Under the Advanced section, choose Site Settings.

  • Under Site Settings, choose Pop-ups and redirects.

  • Select the toggle next to Pop-ups and redirects.

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