How to stop pop-up ads in Android Mobile

No more annoying interruptions — here is how to stop pop-up ads in Android Mobile

Few things are way more annoying than when you fix into an interesting article you have found while surfing on your Android mobile only to have a giant pop-up hover around the screen and block your view. It’s time to make it stop.

While no pop-up blocking method works 100 percent, You can get rid of these digital gnats with the right security practices which helps when you’re browsing the web on your Android phone.

How to stop pop-up ads in chrome browser

Chrome is the best of the best browsers for Android and it has a couple of options inbuilt to kill unwanted advertisements. You must find that Chrome block pop-up ads by default, but let’s check you have it set up correctly. Start by opening up Chrome.

pop-up ads in Chrome browser

You need to just open More settings menu by tapping the three vertical dots at the top right of the Chrome browser. Tap on Settings in the drop-down menu that appears and then tap Site settings.

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There are two options here, which we need to look at, but start with Pop-ups and redirects. Make sure it’s toggled off to Block sites from redirects and showing pop-ups.

It’s also worth looking at Ads to ensure it’s also toggled off to Block ads from sites that show unwanted or misleading ads.

That’s all there is to it in Chrome. You should now be free of annoying pop-up ads when you’re browsing the web on your Android device.

How to check permission for a website in chrome browser

It is possible that you have already granted some notification permissions for a website and now you would like to revoke them. If that is the case then open the Chrome browser and navigate to the website in question.

Permission for pop-up ads

Open More settings menu by tapping the three vertical dots at the top right of the browser. This time you need to tap the information icon “i” at the top and then tap Site settings. If you see Notifications listed under Permissions, then you might want to tap it and turn it off.

How to stop pop-up ads with other browsers

We know that not all the internet users use chrome browsers. If you’re using other browsers, then there is likely a similar option to stop pop-up ads there.

For example, here is how to stop pop-up ads in Xiaomi mi internet browser.

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pop-up ads in Other browser

Open the Settings by tapping the three horizontal lines at the bottom right. Tap Settings, then Advanced option, and toggle on Pop-up blocker. Some other browser offers dedicated plug-ins or add-ons that will  handle pop-up ads for you. If that’s the case, you should see an option to search plug-ins somewhere in the settings.

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