How to turn off the pop-up blocker on the ipad safari

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The Safari web browser for the iPad, just like its desktop counterpart, is subject to unwanted pop-up ads whenever you are surfing the Internet. Luckily, also like its desktop counterpart, Safari for iPad features a pop-up blocker tool to enhance performance. The tool blocks pop-ups that attempt to activate when you open or close a webpage, not when you tap a link.

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  1. 1

    Open the "Settings" menu on your Home screen.

  2. 2

    Tap the "Safari" tab on the Settings page. The Safari preferences screen loads.

  3. 3

    Scroll down the page to the "Security" section.

  4. 4

    Slide the "Block Pop-Ups" switch to the "Off" position.

  5. 5

    Press the "Home" button to return to your Home screen.

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