How to Allow or Block Pop-ups and Redirects in Edge Computer?

Learn how to allow or block the pop-ups and redirect within the websites on the Microsoft Edge computer browser. You can manually allow pop-up on the site.

The pop-ups and redirects were used to be for merchants and payment gateways website. But due to tonnes of spammers and phishing sites, these two prominent features where being used to spam or hack the credentials.

The popups and redirects are mainly used for misleading the website, hence blocking them is strongly suggested.

Related: How to Block or Allow Popups and Redirects in Edge Android?

Hence, a lot of websites with merch or payments are using the same tab for redirection. Though there are still ample of websites rely on pop-ups, but you can allow those selected sites for using the feature and block all other sites.

How to Allow Pop-ups and Redirect in Edge Computer?

Here are the steps to allow browser pop-ups and redirection in the Edge browser on the computer:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser on Computer.
  2. Click on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Switch to the Site Permissions from the sidebar menu.
  5. Choose the Pop-ups and redirects option within Site permissions.
  6. Toggle the button to turn OFF to allow the pop-ups and redirects.

 Allow Pop-ups and Redirects in Edge Computer

This will allow all the websites to use pop-ups and redirect in the Edge web browser. Just in case if you want to allow only a specific website for pop-ups and redirect, then you can add those URLs into the Allow section.

How to Block Pop-ups and Redirect in Edge Computer?

Here are the steps to block browser pop-ups and redirection in Edge browser on computer:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser on Computer.
  2. Click on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Switch to the Site Permissions from the sidebar menu.
  5. Choose the Pop-ups and redirects option within Site permissions.
  6. Toggle the button to turn ON to block the pop-ups and redirects.

Block Pop-ups and Redirect in Edge Computer Browser

This will completely block all the pop-ups and redirect windows for all the websites in the Edge browser. In case if you want to block for a few websites, then you can add those website URLs into a Block section.

Block A Website from Redirect and Popups in Edge Computer

The URLs added into the Allow or Block section work irrespective of the main switch within Pop-ups and redirects.

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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2 Responses

  1. Olaleke Korede says:

    I did all that but the pop up window/redirect still affects all my browsers even when its offline. What can i do???

    • Kushal Azza says:

      Hello Olaleke, I think your browser is injected with some sort of hijacking script. You should consider resetting the browser. Just visit the following address in your Edge browser to complete reset:

      edge://settings/reset

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