The current state of the Web experience is far from ideal. Pop-ups are one of the biggest culprits, and they're much more annoying on mobile, as opposed to the desktop. For one, they often take over the whole screen. And two, it's not exactly convenient swiping them away with your fingers, unlike on a PC with a mouse.
Thankfully, most browsers like Chrome, Opera, UC Browser, and Firefox, offer a built-in pop-up blocker, which you can use to swat away the pesky stuff. Google Chrome is one of the most popular browsers in India - across desktop, mobile, and tablet combined - and to block pop-ups with Chrome, simply follow these steps. Of course, none of the methods are completely fool-proof, so some pop-ups will inevitably squeeze their way in. Plus, websites are constantly developing new ways around these systems, which the developers then have to figure new methods for, so it's a cat-and-mouse game.
If you'd like to change the pop-up blocker setting on Chrome for Android, follow these steps:
If you'd like to change the pop-up blocker setting on Chrome for iOS, follow these steps:
If you'd like to change the pop-up blocker setting on Chrome for desktop, follow these steps:
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