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Managing Cookies and Pop-ups in Google Chrome

Last Updated: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 > 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 Manage Your PC Browser. For the Mac see Manage Your Mac Browser.


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Adjust Cookie Permissions

Learn to change your settings in Google Chrome.

1

After clicking the three horizontal lines to the right of the browser address field, 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

Learn to stop pop ups in Google Chrome.

1

Click Settings.

2
  1. Click Show Advanced Settings.
  2. 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

Learn how to accept pop ups in Google Chrome.

1

After clicking the three horizontal lines at the end of the address field, 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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