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Default Ad blockers dont work

I tried them all; adfree, adaway, adblock + and nothing seems to block ads.
Had the issue with 4.2.2 and now with 4.3. There are ads in the browser and all the apps.
I have root and downloaded hosts file, tried the web server option and nothing works.
 
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I tried them all; adfree, adaway, adblock + and nothing seems to block ads.
Had the issue with 4.2.2 and now with 4.3. There are ads in the browser and all the apps.
I have root and downloaded hosts file, tried the web server option and nothing works.
Wifi or 3g?

On 3g is network dependent, if your operator is using a proxy then adaway will not work.
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Just check with wifi and you are right there are no ads.
I guess theres nothing that can be done with lte
 
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1. tip:
install elixir2 and deactivate for every app activities e.g. with following names:

.ad.
.google.analytics.
.advert.
...

2. tip:
install xposed framework, then download the modules "youtube adaway" (blocks ad on youtube) and "xod" (blocks a lot of google ad in many apps)

3. tip:
use dolphin browser and activate the option called something like "show flash-content only when clicked on", like this no flash-based ad will be shown/loaded during surfing


With these quite simple tips most ad I would ever see on my phone is vanished and won't drain battery etc.

Btw. see my thread about battery life, if you want more info on these tips (because i included the mentioned 3 with more details in my thread)
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Thanks dolphin works great and I see no ads.
Also installed the xposed modules since the YT ads bugged me the most, to lazy for the elixir2 though, it's good enough like this.
You have some good advice in your thread, I already do most of it, what I need anyway.
 
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This is an awesome add blocker...

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

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If anyone is having the same issue, try to leave the apn proxy blank.
I'm on bell and it works, I get a connection and there are no ads.

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