Questions tagged [adblock]

Use this tag to refer to apps, add-ons or plugins that block ads on websites that you are browsing

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How to block pop-up ads

On some sites, when I click on a button a pop-up appeared, taking me to another website. The original website is still there, just that a new tab with ad site is opened and that interrupted my ...
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How do I disable adblocking in safari?

I am using Version 12.1 (13607.1.40.1.5) of Safari. If I go to Safari->Preferences->Extensions is shows that I have no extensions installed. When I visit http://kmlviewer.nsspot.net, I press the "...
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Does any Mac app actually block Safari ads?

Up until yesterday, I used AdBlock Plus to get rid of ads on Safari, in particular these annoying Gmail ones: But yesterday, I installed MacOS Mojave and I guess it upgraded my Safari so that ...
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Safari 12 compatible versions of ad blockers fail to block many ads

Since installing Safari 12 and switching to the compatible version of my adblocker(s), many ads that were once successfully blocked by each of those adblockers are now visible, with the result that ...
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Video Blocker for Safari

I was using chrome for a long time and video blocker always helped me in game release date. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/video-blocker/jknkjnpcbbgcbdbaampbjlhkcghmgfhk I'm looking ...
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block “GET - On the App Store” link ads in Mobile Safari

A lot of mobile optimised web sites display App Store links on the top of the page. How to block this annoying ads? I already run and ad blocker for iOS.
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Can I block unidentified calls?

When I get a phone call from an unidentified caller. I never answer it. It's always a charity or sales call. Can I make it just not ring through if the caller is unidentified?
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Blocking Ads in Safari on iPhone 5

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 10, which does not support Safari Content Blockers (like Purify, Peace, or 1Blocker) because of its 32-bit chip. Is there a way to block ads in the native Safari browser ...
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iOS: block ads in Apps without Jailbreak and VPN tunnel (normal 3G/4G network)

For example in RT app there are annoying ads. There is no way to pay subscription without ads. Howto block ads in Apps (in Mobile Safari I block them all)? I found only apps that offer a VPN tunnel (...
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Safari adblockers slow down browsing

I didn't realize it but a bit of checking tells me that both Adblock and Adblock Plus slow down the effective and actual speed of refresh of web pages. Is there a configuration or other setting that ...
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If Chrome uses the same engine as Safari on iOS - will the adblockers work there too? [closed]

iOS9 enabled add-blocking APIs - and there has been a slew of app-blocking applications released. This all appear to target Safari. My understanding was that Chrome (on iOS) used the same engine as ...
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How do I block a specific JS file on Safari?

I have tried adding the full URL to the JS file on Adblock Filter, but it still loads. Is there anyway that I can block specific JS files? (Or any files, really). I know how to block hosts, but not ...
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Block Ads via AirPort

Is there any way to block ads via an Apple Airport? I'd rather block all ads that way so that I can block ads on my iDevices.
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How to block “Twitter’s Promoted Tweets” on iOS

How could I block "Twitter’s Promoted Tweets"? I use the official iOS client. I also use the official OS X client, but so far didn't notice on OS X "Promoted Tweets". Is the solution to switch to ...
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RSS reader with adblock

Is there any RSS reader with a built-in adblock or a plugin to an RSS reader? I would also be preferable if it had Google Reader integration.
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What options exist for ad free web browsing on iOS?

In OS X I can use extensions in most browsers to block ads. This offers an distraction free browsing experience. For example: In Safari, Chrome and Firefox I can use Adblock or Adblock Plus. Both ...