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Managing your Pop-up Blocker
June 27, 2014 (published)

Managing your browser's Pop-up Blocker
A pop-up blocker is a tool built in to the browser that prevents Web site pop-ups from displaying.
The challenge with this software is to distinguish a valid pop-up from an advertisement.
VIN will never utilize pop-ups as advertisements.

To disable your browser's pop-up blocker, follow the steps that apply to your browser:

Microsoft Edge (Windows 10)

1. Open the desktop, and then tap or click the Microsoft Edge icon on the taskbar.

2. Click the More icon (three dots) in the upper right corner of the window.

3. Click Settings.

4. Use the scroll bar to scroll down to Advanced settings.
5. Click View advanced settings.

6. Look for the Block pop-ups button near the top of the menu.

7. Click on the button to turn the pop-up blocker off.

8. Click the More icon again to close the menu.

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Internet Explorer 10 or 11 (Windows 8)

Pop-up Blocker settings only apply to Internet Explorer for the desktop.

  1. Open the desktop, and then tap or click the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar.
    Internet Explorer Desktop icon
  2. Tap or click the tools icon (cog) in the upper right corner of the window.
    Internet Explorer Tools icon
  3. In the menu that appears, tap or click Internet options.
    Internet Explorer tools menu
  4. Choose the Privacy tab at the top of the window that opens.
    Internet Explorer options
  5. Uncheck the box next to Turn on Pop-up Blocker and choose apply.
    Internet Explorer Privacy tab


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Internet Explorer 9, 10, or 11 (Windows 7)

  1. Click the tools icon (cog) in the upper right corner of the window.
    Internet Explorer Tools icon
  2. In the menu that appears, click Internet options.
    Internet Explorer tools menu
  3. Choose the Privacy tab at the top of the window that opens.
    Internet Explorer options
  4. Uncheck the box next to Turn on Pop-up Blocker and choose apply.
    Internet Explorer Privacy tab

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Internet Explorer 7 or 8

  1. Click Tools from the menu along the top.
    internet explorer 7 menu
  2. In the menu that appears, click Internet options.
    internet explorer 7 tools menu
  3. Choose the Privacy tab at the top of the window that opens.
    internet explorer 7 options
  4. Uncheck the box next to Turn on Pop-up Blocker and choose apply.
    internet explorer 7 privacy tab

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Firefox

  1. Click Tools from the menu along the top. 
    firefox menu
  2. In the menu that appears, click Options.
    firefox tools menu
  3. Choose the Content tab/icon along the top of the window that appears.
    firefox options window
  4. Uncheck the box next to Block pop-up windows and choose OK.
    firefox content options

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Google Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu button.
    chrome menu button
  2. From the menu that appears, click Settings.
    chrome menu
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the settings and click Show advanced settings.
    chrome settings menu
  4. Click the Content settings button.
    chrome content settings
  5. Select the radio button for Allow all sites to show pop-ups, and then click Done.
    chrome pop-up blocker

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Safari

  1. Open Safari, and then click Safari from the top menu.
    safari top menu
  2. In the menu that appears, choose Preferences.
    safari safari menu
  3. In the window that appears, choose Security from the icons at the top.
    safari preferences general
  4. Uncheck the box next to Block pop-up windows and close the window.
    safari preferences security

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iPad/iPhone

  1. From the home screen, open the Settings app.
    ios settings app
  2. On an iPad, find Safari in the list on the left. On an iPhone, just find Safari.
    ios settings general
  3. In the Safari Settings, be sure that Block pop-ups is turned off.
    ios safari settings


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Android phone/tablet (chrome browser)

  1. Open the Chrome browser application on your device.
  2. Open the menu by clicking the appropriate menu button on your device.
  3. From the menu, choose Settings.
  4. Under the Advanced section, choose Content Settings.
  5. Uncheck the box next to Block pop-ups.