Some Web pages use pop-ups for reasons that don’t involve advertising. This is most common with sites where you need to fill out a form, or complete an application. But the stigma attached to pop-ups has become so ingrained in Web culture that most Web browsers simply block them by default.
The iPhone’s Safari browser is one such browser that will block pop-ups, so you will need to turn off the pop up blocker if you need to access something that it is blocking. Our tutorial will show you where to find this setting so that you can reach the content you need.
Disabling the iPhone 6 Safari Pop-Up Blocker
These steps were performed on an iPhone 6, in iOS 9.3. These steps will also work for other iPhone models using the iOS 9 operating system.
Note that this only applies to the pop-up blocker for the Safari browser. It will not affect the pop-up blocker for other browsers that you might have installed, such as Chrome or Firefox.
Step 1: Open the Settings menu.
Step 2: Scroll down and open the Safari menu.
Step 3: Scroll down to the general section, then tap the button to the right of Block Pop-Ups. You will know that the pop-up blocker is turned off when there isn’t any green shading around the button. The Safari pop up blocker is turned off in the picture below.
Note that this will turn off the pop-up blocker for any Web page that you visit in the browser, so you will want to return to this location and re-enable the pop-up blocker later if you are only making this change to get a specific site to function properly.