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Default AdAway isn't blocking ads

I update the hosts file, reboot, and ads still show up on all the pages I visit. I'm using Chrome Beta.

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Have you tried blacklisting the url?

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Why not contact the dev of AdAway instead?

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Yeah more and more apps are finding ways around adblockers. Mainly now that google has stated that adblockers are breaking their developers TOS so they are giving developers ways around them.





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Have you tried blacklisting the url?

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No, but that seems incredibly time-consuming to do that for each individual website.

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Yeah, I'm not sure why my eyes missed the developers email on adaway's home page. I'll report the issue.

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Yeah more and more apps are finding ways around adblockers. Mainly now that google has stated that adblockers are breaking their developers TOS so they are giving developers ways around them.
I'm just talking about website ads.

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No, but that seems incredibly time-consuming to do that for each individual website.



Yeah, I'm not sure why my eyes missed the developers email on adaway's home page. I'll report the issue.



I'm just talking about website ads.

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yes but it is still ads in a mobile app. That is why Google removed ad blockers from the site.





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Oh OK. Thanks for letting me know.

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The dev apparently doesn't provide support or takes a long time to respond. How do I go about finding a quicker solution to using AdAway?
 
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Do ads still appear in apps and other browsers? And are you using WiFi or Mobile data? Adaway works fine over WiFi for me in Dolphin but for some reason it stopped working on mobile data when I flashed a 4.2.2 ROM on my N4.
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I update the hosts file, reboot, and ads still show up on all the pages I visit. I'm using Chrome Beta.

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You may have figured this out ages ago, but for anyone who finds this by searching like I did, check to see if you have the Bandwidth Management option checked or not, if you do it sends the requests through google so there is no way for adaway to work. Leave it unchecked and it should be fine.

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