How to Block Ads on Un-Rooted Android Browsers & Apps

Stop the Ads LogoSo, for all those who are sick of mobile ads in your Android smart phone then you can now think of getting rid of this as in the due course of this article we will see on how you can make use of some applications to get rid of this. There are two methods with which you can get rid of these ads in your phone, one is for the rooted phones and another one is for the non-rooted phones.

Ad Way for Rooted Users:

  • For all the phones which are rooted can now make use of this application. All you need to use is this application of whose we have mentioned the download link. The only requirement is that it should have the rooting access and also the phone should have the Read / Write access on the system partition.
  • Also, in this application you will see that there are general preferences as shown in the below screen capture. There are lot of options like Check for Updates, Hosts file, Redirection IP, target hosts file and also the target hosts file. You can root your phones easily from AndroidAdvices.com by finding the appropriate procedure for the same. If just in case if you were unable to find the article then you can just mention the same in the comments section below on which phone and which firmware you are on so that we can re direct you to the rooting article.

General Preferences

  • Now, in this application you will then find three options which are shown below and now all you need to do is to just select the appropriate option to disable the ads in your phone.

Adway OptionsYou can additionally can also block the host files which are having the ads as shown in the below screen capture.

Block Mobile Ads in Non Rooted Android Phones:

  • Unfortunately for the non-rooted phones it’s not possible to block the ads in the Stock or in the default browser but to block the ads in your phone you will have to make use of either the Mozilla Firefox for Android or Opera Mobile. If you are using the firefox in your Android then things become further simple as all you need to do is to just install a plugin called the “Ad Block Plus” to block all the ads which are there shown in the phone. Just in case if use the Opera Mobile in your Android browser then you will have to tweak a bit into your settings so as to get rid of the Mobile.

Opera for AndroidSo, in this way you can easily block all the ads in your phone. Do let us know just in case if you face any issues while following this process of the blocking of ads.

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