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Managing Pop-ups in Firefox for Mac

Last Updated: Thu, 04 Sep 2014 > Related Articles

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Need to manage pop-ups from specific sites? Learn how to block pop-ups in Firefox for the Mac, using the steps below.  


For more Mac-related browser articles see Manage Your Mac Browser.

Cox does not support all browsers. The following information is for reference only. For specific information on using Firefox for Mac, visit Mozilla.org. Version 3.6 is no longer supported.

Enable the Pop-up Blocker

Learn to manage pop up ads in your browser.

Note: If you are on a webpage use the steps below. If you are on the Firefox homepage and no webpage is displayed go to step 3.

On the menu bar click Tools then in the drop-down click Page Info. The Page Info option is only available when you are on an actual webpage.
  1. Click Permissions.
  2. Under Open pop-up window make sure Block is checked. If not, uncheck Use default then uncheck Allow.
  1. If you are not on an actual webpage you want to block, click Settings at the bottom of the Firefox homepage.
  2. Click Content.
  3. To stop blocking pop-ups, remove the check from the box next to Block pop-up windows. To block pop-ups, add a check in the box.

Close the Content window by clicking the red X in the upper left-hand corner of the window.

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