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AdAway
 
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Adblock Plus
 
4 Vote(s)
11.43%
Others
 
9 Vote(s)
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[INFO/APPS] How to Block Ads [NO ROOT/ ROOT]

11th July 2014, 07:21 AM |#11  
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@DAVI FELICIANO and @mrpkarthik Added AdFree to OP. Are there any other apps you recommend?


Most of the Android users using Adfree(requires Root) to block unwanted ads..
Highly recommended app for Rooted Users


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I dont know any more app cause im noob

(Sorry my bad english)

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Alternate App https://adblockplus.org/en/android-install
 
 
31st July 2014, 10:09 PM |#12  
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If you have root, why bother installing an app, you can instead, just flash over an updated hosts file...

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1916098
3rd August 2014, 03:23 PM |#13  
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If you have root, why bother installing an app, you can instead, just flash over an updated hosts file...

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1916098

MoAB is good but it's a huge file and frankly I don't see the difference.
It also isn't updated frequently, so you may see ads slipping in.
By using an app like AdAway you can add hosts sources which are up-to-date.
Also, you can build your own list easily in apps like AdAway and if you want you can directly add the to-be -blocked IP address to the hosts file.
You can't do all this if you simply flash a hosts file.
10th September 2014, 07:55 PM |#14  
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AdAway stuck on "Download files and apply ad blocking"...
11th September 2014, 02:34 AM |#15  
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AdAway stuck on "Download files and apply ad blocking"...

Try the d4rken mod version from here. Hope it works.
17th September 2014, 05:26 PM |#16  
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Unbeloved Hosts xposed module can also block ads if you have problem with other apps

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14th December 2014, 12:14 AM |#17  
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Ad blocking on mobile network
You can use UC- browser for blocking ads on mobile network. It has a default add on for ad blocking in it. But since i'm rooted, adaway works better for me.
16th December 2014, 04:21 PM |#18  
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Opera mini browser I believe also blocks ads

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