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Block ads on Android Phones with AdBlock Plus


Block ads on Android Phones with AdBlock Plus

Adblock Plus (ABP) is a popular ad blocking extension for Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers. Once you install the extension, all the web pages will be ad free and there wont be any distraction from ads while browsing the web. Adblock Plus has now released an Android version which allows blocking of ads on your Android phone. Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads on your Android device. It blocks all online advertising when browsing, and when using your favorite apps or games like Angry Birds.

Once installed, it will automatically start blocking the ads, the blocking of ads on Wi-Fi and 3G network actually depend on the device.

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Adblock Plus might have limited functionality, depending on the Android version on your device and whether your device has been rooted:

  • Rooted: Blocks ads over Wi-Fi and 3G
  • Non-rooted with Android 3.1 or later: Blocks ads over Wi-Fi
  • Non-rooted with Android 3.0 or earlier: Some manual configuration is required. Please visit the website to learn how to setup your own proxy:

Adblock Plus blocks: mobile ads, video advertising, banners, push notifications, display advertising, HTML5 advertising, and much more.

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