Block pop-ups in Microsoft Edge

Applies to: Microsoft Edge

  • To do this:
    • In the new Microsoft Edge , go to Settings and more  > Settings  > Site permissions.
    • Select Pop-ups and redirects.
    • Move the Block toggle to On.
  • If the popup blocker is not working after enabling, try these solutions:
    • Make sure Microsoft Edge is up to date: Select Settings and more  > Settings  > About Microsoft Edge . If there is an update available, you can apply it from here.
    • Scan your device for malware: For more, see Stay protected with Windows Security.
    • Disable your extensions: See if an extension is getting in the way. Select Settings and more  > Extensions, then select the switch to the right of each extension to disable it. If popups are being blocked after this, re-enable them one at a time to determine which one is causing the issue.
    • Block third-party cookies: To do this, select Settings and more  > Settings  > Site permissions > Cookies and site data. Then, ensure Block third-party cookies is set to On.
    • Clear your browser cache: For more, see View and delete browser history in Microsoft Edge.
  • Note: This topic is for the new Microsoft Edge . Get help for the legacy version of Microsoft Edge .