How to Turn on Pop-Up Blocker on Mozilla Firefox

By Jason Spidle

The open source web browser Mozilla Firefox features a number of tools for blocking web annoyances that include pop-up ads. By default, the pop-up blocker in Firefox is enabled but if you are still seeing pop-up ads, the tool might have been turned off at some point. You can quickly re-enable the pop-up blocker from the Firefox settings.

Step 1

Launch Firefox.

Step 2

Select "Firefox," then "Preferences" and then "Preferences."

Step 3

Select the "Content" tab.

Step 4

Check "Block pop-up windows" and then click "Close."