What is Onlinefreenews.xyz?

Onlinefreenews.xyz is a push notification virus that inserts intrusive ads and tricks into allowing push notifications. Redirects to Onlinefreenews.xyz is usually caused by the adware. Adware is usually distributed with the help of software bundling. Once inside, it starts pushing a “Show notifications” message which comes with two options: “Allow” or “Block”. If you agreed to show notifications, you will be faced with Onlinefreenews.xyz ads, pop-ups that spawn directly on the screen, and other activities. These notifications are the biggest income source for the developers of the program as each click the user makes on the ads brings profit. The worst thing is that they often are filled with suspicious content that causes redirects to malware-laden sites. Make sure to remove Onlinefreenews.xyz as soon as you notice any unwanted activity on your device and clean the system thoroughly, so no malicious content has been left behind.

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Step 1: Remove Onlinefreenews.xyz pop-up from browsers

Uninstall Onlinefreenews.xyz from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find suspicious and unfamiliar extensions.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove them.
  7. Push Alt + F.
  8. Select Settings.
  9. Type notifications into the search bar.
  10. Select Content settings.
  11. Select Notifications.
  12. Find Onlinefreenews.xyz in the Allow list.
  13. Click on three dots next to Onlinefreenews.xyz and select Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Remove Onlinefreenews.xyz from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Onlinefreenews.xyz.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Remove Onlinefreenews.xyz from Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find Onlinefreenews.xyz extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Remove Onlinefreenews.xyz from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Onlinefreenews.xyz.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove Onlinefreenews.xyz from Opera:

  1. Launch Opera and select Settings.
  2. Scroll down to the Privacy and security section and click Site Settings
  3. Go to Notifications to see the sites whose notification permissions you’ve already allowed or denied.
  4. Find Onlinefreenews.xyz and block it

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove Onlinefreenews.xyz pop-up from Chrome on Android:

  1. Open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find Onlinefreenews.xyz.
  5. Turn of Onlinefreenews.xyz pop-up from Allowed to Block.

Learn more about removing viruses from Android.


If you still got that problem, most likely there is a rogue application that causes Onlinefreenews.xyz pop-ups and redirects installed on your system. To finally get rid of Onlinefreenews.xyz adware, you should remove all recent suspicious programs that you are sure you didn’t install.

Step 2: Remove Onlinefreenews.xyz pop-up from system

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find the app.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find the app and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find the app, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on Apps & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate the app and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

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