How to Block Pop-Ups in UC Browser?

UC Browser is a web browser developed by the Chinese mobile Internet company UCWeb, which is in turn owned by the Alibaba Group. As of December 2018, it is the fourth most popular mobile browser in the world by market share, after Google Chrome, Safari, and Firefox.

A person feels so frustrated when they see a pop-up flying across the screen while reading an article or watching a video, you have probably thought of how to get rid of it.

UC-Block-PopupsOn mobile, it’s much more annoying, given pop-ups tend to take over the entire screen. With the latest browsers like Google Chrome, UC Browser, Opera, and Firefox you don’t have to worry since they have a built-in pop-up blocker. This allows you to automatically prevent pop-up ads. Pop-up blockers are built-in on popular browsers.

UC Browser doesn’t have a standalone setting for blocking pop-ups. Instead, its ad-block function takes care of both ads and pop-ups. This is handy for users as they get rid of all type of advertisements while for publishers it isn’t very beneficial as most of their revenue comes from ads.

How to Block Pop-Ups in UC Browser?

To block Pop-Ups in UC Browser, follow these steps. These steps are the same for both Android and iOS.

  1. First of all, open the UC Browser.
  2. Navigate to the Settings from the quick menu found on the bottom of the screen.
  3. Tap on the Adblock.
  4. Now turn on Adblock!AdBlock-UC

Once you turn on Adblock, all of the advertisements along with pop-ups will be blocked and you will no longer be annoyed by them!