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Managing Cookies and Pop-ups in Google Chrome

Last Updated: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn to allow or deny pop-ups and manage cookies in Chrome.

Solution

Want to control the cookies left on your computer by certain sites? Need to limit or stop pop-ups from specific sites? Learn how to allow or deny pop-ups and manage cookies in Chrome for Mac and PC. For all PC browser-related articles, see Managing Your PC Browser. For the Mac, see Managing Your Mac Browser.


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Adjust Cookie Permissions

  1. To the right of the browser address field, click the three horizontal lines, and then click Settings.
  2. Click Show Advanced Settings.
  3. Under Privacy, click Content settings.
  4. Under Cookies, choose from the following options:
    • Allow local data to be set (recommended)
    • Keep local data only until I quit my browser
    • Block sites from setting any data
    • Block third-party cookies and site data

Block Pop-Ups

  1. To the right of the browser address field, click the three horizontal lines, and then click Settings.
  2. From the Settings menu, click Show Advanced Settings.
  3. Under Pop-ups, choose Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended).

To make an exception to blocking, click Manage exceptions. Under Hostname pattern, enter the web address you want to make an exception, then under Behavior, choose Allow.

Allow Pop-Ups

  1. To the right of the browser address field, click the three horizontal lines, and then click Settings.
  2. Under Pop-ups, choose Allow all sites to show pop-ups.

To make an exception to allowing, click Manage exceptions. Under Hostname pattern, enter the web address you want to make an exception, then under Behavior, choose Block.


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