How to Enable Internet Browser Pop-Up's

How to Enable Internet Browser Pop-Up's

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Some of our learning tools require your internet browser to have pop-ups enabled. Although they can sometimes be annoying, certain websites will not function properly without pop-ups. Some modern browsers have pop-ups disabled by default requiring some user input to disable the pop-up blocker. Luckily it is relatively straightforward to do this.

You can allow pop-ups in both the desktop and the mobile versions of Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
It is not recommended that you change these settings unless you are receiving “pop-up window blocked” notifications in websites that you know and trust.
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Internet Explorer

Open Internet Explorer and on the website you want to allow pop-ups right-click anywhere on the blue top bar and select “Menu bar” from the list. This will make the Internet Explorer Menu bar appear.

Select “Tools” from menu bar then go down to “Pop-up Blocker,” next select “Pop-up Blocker settings.”

In the “Addresses of website to allow:” type in the website(s) for which you would like to disable pop-up blocker. For example TRN Train’s online learning portal http://www.trntrain.net/ then click on the “Add” button and then close.

You will need to close, then reopen, Internet Explorer before your changes will take effect.

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Firefox

Open Firefox and select the line icon on the top right-hand corner of the browser, then select “Options” from the list.

From the list on the left-hand side of the screen select “Content,” then select “Exceptions” next to “Block pop-up windows.”

In the “Addresses of website:” type in the website(s) for which you would like to disable pop-up blocker. For example, TRN Train’s online learning portal http://www.trntrain.net/ then click on the “Allow” button and then “close.”

You will need to close then reopen Firefox before your changes will take effect.

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Chrome

Open Chrome and select the line icon on the top right-hand corner of the browser, then select “Settings” from the list.

Scroll down the page and click on “show advanced settings…” then select “Content Settings…” under “Privacy.”

You will need to scroll down until you see “Pop-ups.” Click on “Manage exceptions.”

In the box under “Hostname pattern” type in the website(s) for which you would like to disable pop-up blocker. For example TRN Train’s online learning portal http://www.trntrain.net/ then click on the “Done” button. (By default the “Behaviour” will stay on “Allow.”)

You will need to close then reopen Chrome before your changes will take effect.

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Microsoft Edge

Edge does not allow you to add exceptions to the pop-up blocker. You can only have the blocker on or off.

With Edge open, select the dotted line icon on the top right-hand corner of the browser, then select “Settings” from the list.

Select “View Advanced settings” under “Advanced Settings.”

Click the slide bar to turn off “Block pop-ups” (in Edge you cannot make exceptions regarding specific sites.)

You will need to close then reopen Edge before your changes will take effect.

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Safari

Safari does not allow you to add exceptions to the pop-up blocker. You can only have the blocker on or off.

With Safari open, select Safari from the top left-hand corner of your screen, then select “Preferences” from the list.

Select the “Security” tab from the list, then uncheck “Block pop-up windows.”

You will need to close then reopen Safari before your changes will take effect.