Turning Off Pop-Up Blocking in Safari

To complete requests from Archives@Tufts, some users may need to disable popup blockers on devices that use the Safari browser. We hope the brief instructions below will be helpful.

On your laptop or desktop:

  1. Open a Safari browser window.
  2. Select the “Safari” menu, and then select “Preferences” from the drop down menu. 
  3. When preference pane opens, select “Security” on the top row.
  4. Uncheck the checkbox "Block pop-up windows." 
  5. Close the Preferences window.

From your tablet or iPhone:

  1. Open the Settings app on your device.
  2. Choose "Safari."
  3. Under “General," find "Block Pop-ups" and slide the button to the disabled position to allow pop-ups.

For further assistance, please contact us at archives@tufts.edu or via our Ask-an-Archivist page.