Disabling Pop-Up Blockers

 Blackboard must have pop-up blockers disabled to allow all content to work properly.

Select your browser (and Operating System) below for instructions:

By default, Chrome will notify you when a pop-up is blocked and give you an option to see it. To turn off the pop-up blocker, follow these instructions:

  1. In Chrome, copy and past into the address bar: chrome://settings/content/popups 
     
  2. Make sure the top option is set to Allowed (not Blocked).
     
  3. Then click Add in the Allow section, and add the website you wish to allow pop-ups.

  1. In Firefox, copy and past into the address bar: about:preferences#privacy 
     
  2. Scroll down to the Permission section.
    1. To disable the pop-up blocker on all sites, uncheck the Block pop-up windows box below Permissions.

    2. To allow pop-ups on specific sites, click Exceptions and enter the URL(s) to allow pop-ups.
       

 
  1. In Microsoft Edge, copy and past into the address bar: edge://settings/content/popups


     
  2. In the Pop-ups and redirects section:
    1. To disable the pop-up blocker on all sites, turn the tobble next to Block off (it will be grey when off, blue when on).

    2. To allow pop-ups on specific sites, in the Allow section, click Add and enter the URL(s) to allow pop-ups.

  1. From the Safari menu, select Preferences.
     
  2. Click Websites at the top of the window.
     
  3. Select Pop-up Windows.
     
  4. To disable the pop-up blocker select Allow next to When visiting other websites


     

 To allow specific pop-ups, navigate to the web page, follow steps 1-3 and then select Allow next to the name of the site. 

  1. Click the GEAR icon and select Internet Options.
     
  2. Select the Privacy tab.
     
    1. Uncheck Turn on Pop-up Blocker to disable the pop-up blocker.
       
    2. Click the Settings button to disable pop-up blockers for specific sites.

 

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Article ID: 222
Created
Tue 4/7/20 11:10 AM
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Mon 4/13/20 12:42 PM