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Manhattan, KS 66506

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Disable Web Browser Pop-up Blockers

To function properly, KSIS requires your web browser be configured to allow pop-ups.  Instructions to disable pop-up blockers for the most popular web browsers are provided below. Regardless of the web browser you are using, always keep your web browser current.  (See KSIS supported web browsers.)

Desktop/Laptop Browsers

Chrome


Google Chrome prevents pop-ups from automatically appearing and cluttering your screen. Whenever the browser blocks pop-ups for a site, the Chrome pop-up blocker icon icon appears in the address bar. Click the icon to see the pop-ups that have been blocked or to manage pop-up settings for the site.

To See pop-ups for a specific site

  1. If pop-ups have been blocked, you'll see the icon in the address bar. Click the icon to see a list of the blocked pop-ups.
     
  2. Click the link for the pop-up window that you'd like to see.
     
  3. To always see pop-ups for the site, select Always show pop-ups from [site]. The site will be added to the exceptions list, which you can manage in the Content Settings dialog.

To Allow pop-ups

  1. Click the settings icon (Chrome Settings Icon) on the browser toolbar and select Settings.

    Click the Tools button then Settings
     
  2. On the left, select Advanced, then click Privacy and security.

    Click Advanced then Security and Privacy

  3. Under Privacy and security, click Site Settings.

    Select Site Settings

  4. Scroll down and select Pop-ups and redirects.

    Select Pop-ups and redirects

  5. Change the slider to the Allowed state.

    Set slider to Allowed

FireFox

To access the pop-up blocker settings:
  1. Click the settings icon (Chrome Settings Iconon the top right bar and then click Options.  

    Click Tools then Options

  2. On the left, select Privacy & Security

    On the left click the Options Gear

  3. Scroll down to the Permissions area and uncheck Block pop-up windows.  

    Under Permissions uncheck Block pop-up windows

Internet Explorer

To access the pop-up blocker settings:

    1. Select the Internet Explorer gear icon Internet Explorer settings gear icon in the upper right corner of the screen.

    2. Select Internet Options.

      Internet Explorer Options

    3. Select the Privacy tab, then deselect the Pop-up Blocker.

      Internet Explorer Privacy tab

    4. Select Apply and then OK to exit the Internet Explorer options.

Microsoft Edge

To access the pop-up blocker settings:
    1. Click the settings icon Microsoft Edge Settings Icon on the top right bar and then click Settings.  

      Microsoft Edge Settings

    2. Select Privacy & Security on the left-hand menu.  Scroll down to Security and change Block pop-ups to Off

      Turn Block pop-ups to Off

Safari

To access the pop-up blocker settings:

  1. While your browser is open, just click on the Safari menu at the top left of your screen.
     
  2. In the drop-down menu, select Preferences.

    Safari Preferences 

  3. Select the Websites tab at the top of the utility.  From the left menu, select Pop-up Windows.  In the lower right, next to When visiting other websites, select Allow.

    Select Websites, then Pop-Up Windows and Allow

  4. When finished, click the red button in the upper left corner to close Safari Preferences.

 

Mobile Device Browsers (Tablets/Smartphones)

Chrome (Android)

NOTE: These are general instructions, actual steps may vary or this function may not be offered depending on the version of Chrome delivered with your device.

To Allow pop-ups

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Click the settings icon Chrome Settings Icon on the browser toolbar.
     
  3. Select Settings.
     
  4. Click Advanced or Site Settings
     
  5. Uncheck Block Pop-ups check box or slide the Block Pop-ups button to the off position.

Safari (iOS)

To access the pop-up blocker settings:

  1. Click Settings.

  2. Tap Safari.

  3. Under the General section, click the toggle next to Block Pop-ups to enable or disable the pop-up blocker. A green toggle indicates an enabled pop-up blocker.