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How to Block Pop-Ups with a Firefox Ad Blocker · 2022-12-21 17:00 by Adblock Plus

Firefox users know that the internet is a distracting place. There are annoying pop-ups and ads, trackers that collect your personal information to show you ads, and constant notifications that ask you to agree to a site’s cookies (so that you can be tracked and shown even more ads). Thankfully, there are solutions. You can block pop-ups with Firefox’s built-in browser feature. And you can block even more pop-ups, ad, and other distractions with a Firefox ad blocker like Adblock Plus.

Block Pop-ups in Firefox

To block pop-ups in Firefox:
  1. Open Firefox and click on the hamburger menu (the icon showing three lines stacked on top of each other) in the upper right corner.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Privacy & Security.
  3. Scroll down to Block pop-up windows and tick the box to on, turning it blue.

Block More Ads with Adblock Plus

Using Firefox’s built-in pop-up blocker feature won’t block all the distractions you’ll encounter on the web. If you’re serious about removing ads, you may want to use a pop-up blocker like Adblock Plus for Firefox.

To start blocking pop-ups with Adblock Plus:
  1. Install Adblock Plus by visiting from your Firefox browser.
  2. That’s it! Adblock Plus immediately begins blocking annoying ads and pop-ups the moment you install it.

Not to mention, Adblock Plus for Firefox can block YouTube ads, block social media tracking, and hide cookie notifications.

Using a Firefox ad blocker is a great way to lessen the annoying distractions found on the web. With Adblock Plus for Firefox, you can block annoying ads and pop-ups, block YouTube ads, block trackers, and hide cookie notifications.

Interested in giving Adblock Plus a try? Head to to get started. And if you have any questions along the way, our support team is always here for you at


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