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To make microwavable popcorn, start by placing the bag in the microwave with the ends facing up. Then, set the microwave on high an cook the popcorn for 3 minutes. Stay nearby in case the popcorn finishes early, and remember to turn off the microwave right away if you smell smoke. When the “pops” are more than 2 seconds apart, turn the microwave off. Carefully remove the bag from the oven, and allow it to cool for 1 minute before opening. To learn how to make microwave popcorn without a microwave, keep reading!