Turning Off Pop-up Blocker to View Webcasts

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014Turning off pop-up blocker to view webcasts is extremely important, if you’d like to view our MedNet21 CME webcast. This is also required for viewers watching on mobile devices, tablets and computers. This blog write-up will guide you through the process of turning off your pop-up blocker to view our webcast.  Let’s start first with how to do this on iOS devices.

Turning off Pop-up Blocker on iOS devices

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On the iPhone or iPad, click on the Settings button and navigate to the Safari Settings and scroll until you see Block Pop-ups.  If it’s on, turn off Block Pop-ups by sliding the on button to off.

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It should look similar to the image above when Block Pop-ups is off.

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Exit the Safari browser and in the Safari Settings choose Clear History.  Restart your browser.

Now go to the MedNet21 webcast page of the webcast you would like to view and click on the View Webcast on Demand button.  A dialog window should appear. When it does click the Allow button.

Once you click the Allow button you will directed to the webcast.

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If the webcast does not automatically start click the Play button in the video window to the left.

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Once you click the Play button the webcast should start similar to what’s displayed above.

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Turning off Pop-up Blocker in Firefox

If you need to turn off Pop-up Blocker in Firefox here are the steps.  Navigate to the Tool Pull-down menu in Firefox and then select Options from the list.

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On the next screen, click on the Content tab and uncheck the Block pop-windows checkbox.  Once you disable the Block pop-windows checkbox, exit the Firefox browser to close the application.  Restart your browser.  Next, navigate to the webcast page and follow the steps above to view the webcast.

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Turning off Pop-up Blocker in Firefox

If you need to turn off Pop-up Blocker in Internet Explorer here are the steps.  Navigate to the Tools Pull-down menu and then choose Pop-up Blocker and select Turn Off Pop-up Blocker from the Contextual menu.  If there is not a Contextual menu that displays Turn off Pop-up Blocker, then that means Pop-up blocker is not turned on.

Once you disable Pop-up Blocker, exit the Internet Explorer browser to close the application.  Restart your browser.  Next, navigate to the webcast page and follow the steps above to view the webcast.