Block pop-ups in Microsoft Edge Content provided by Microsoft Applies to: Microsoft Edge Open Microsoft Edge and navigate to Settings and more > Settings > Privacy & security. Scroll down to Security. Switch Block pop-ups to On. Learn how to close a pop-up window if Microsoft Edge isn't responding Last Updated: Dec 17, 2018 Did this solve your problem? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.