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Rooted phone, adblock plus not blocking ads

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jnelsoninjax    12,561

Just purchased the Galaxy Avant and rooted it, installed adblock plus, granted it su permission, however I'm still seeing ads,I have unchecked show acceptable ads. What could be causing this?

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Boo Berry    2,264

In my experience Adblock Plus didn't work too well on Android (e.g. it lacks HTTPS support for example). Right now, I'm using Adguard for Android. I'd recommend staying away from HOSTS-based apps like AdAway, I find they slow down the connection if anything.

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jnelsoninjax    12,561

Thanks, I'll give adguard a try.

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LUTZIFER    473

Lucky Patcher blocks everything. Blocks all ads on webpages and apps, and never fails, or crashes.

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Boo Berry    2,264

Lucky Patcher blocks everything. Blocks all ads on webpages and apps, and never fails, or crashes.

It allows one to patch ads out of apps, sure, but it's also used by pirates hence why I didn't mention it here. I'd personally also avoid this one too, as it can cause issues.

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LUTZIFER    473

It allows one to patch ads out of apps, sure, but it's also used by pirates hence I didn't mention it here.

Yeah it can do that too, but that's not what I use it for, I don't patch the apps to remove the ads, I just run the option in Lucky Patcher to block ads.

And it works perfect. Never crashes or fails to launch or fails to block ads, just works.

I only mentioned it becuz if you aren't using it to patch or do anything illegal, and only use it to block ads, then it should be fine.

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Nashy    1,662

Big Tin Can for me.

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jnelsoninjax    12,561

Lucky Patcher blocks everything. Blocks all ads on webpages and apps, and never fails, or crashes.

 

Tried this, but it still shows ads.

 

In my experience Adblock Plus didn't work too well on Android (e.g. it lacks HTTPS support for example). Right now, I'm using Adguard for Android. I'd recommend staying away from HOSTS-based apps like AdAway, I find they slow down the connection if anything.

 

Same with this, I am still seeing ads from the web. Any ideas as what could be the issue?

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Stonkwell Bogtrotter    124

In my experience Adblock Plus didn't work too well on Android (e.g. it lacks HTTPS support for example). Right now, I'm using Adguard for Android. I'd recommend staying away from HOSTS-based apps like AdAway, I find they slow down the connection if anything.

 

Never had such a problem.

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Max Norris    2,264

Have had good results with AdGuard (premium) as well, doesn't need root and filters everything. Picked it up along with the standalone Windows version. No more browser-specific blockers for me.

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dafox    35

Did you reboot the phone after it updated?

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dancedar    7

Adaway?

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ManMountain    56

Another vote for adaway, blocks all adverts on phone. Get it via f-droid client or grab .apk on their site.

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jnelsoninjax    12,561

I've been using adguard for 2 weeks now, and found it to be very helpful in blocking. Since my phone is rooted I have a wonderful xpossed module called vpndialog that presses the ok button when Adguard starts, it's a real time saver!

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