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tim2london

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I don't understand why is Samsung pushing their advertisement into more and more native apps
Weather app recently got an update and now is full with full screen adverts
I just don't understand...you pay £1500 for s phone...build in adverts is the last thing you want

If the weather channel is charging you to the point you need to turn your weather app into a non stop adverts app... change supplier to a free one

Otherwise don't charge us loads for fed-forced feeding adverts
 

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Aluyi

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I don't understand why is Samsung pushing their advertisement into more and more native apps
Weather app recently got an update and now is full with full screen adverts
I just don't understand...you pay £1500 for s phone...build in adverts is the last thing you want

If the weather channel is charging you to the point you need to turn your weather app into a non stop adverts app... change supplier to a free one

Otherwise don't charge us loads for fed-forced feeding adverts
Do this good man and show Samsung the middle finger
 

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tim2london

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lol im hoping that when i pay £1500 on a phone i dont need to install DNS on it to turn off ads - honestly - what is it with samsung these days?!
i think soon the phones will come with some option like ads-free subscription OS - £10/mo - otherwise here is an OS full of adverts every 5 min
 

lywyn

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You only get them if you opt in to the customisation of each service. Customisation => personal ads. If you opt-out they should stop
 

Aluyi

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lol im hoping that when i pay £1500 on a phone i dont need to install DNS on it to turn off ads - honestly - what is it with samsung these days?!
i think soon the phones will come with some option like ads-free subscription OS - £10/mo - otherwise here is an OS full of adverts every 5 min
In my humble opinion if you wanna fork out £1500 for a phone you gotta really own it, that´s what I´d do. I got the same phone and I´m rooted and I OWN it, no crap or horse **** from Samsung or Google. Why pay so much for a phone and accept bullshit from Samsung, why are you just hugging the **** and have all that knox and Samsung pissfuck still in it? My S21 Ultra is flying, the sound is outta this world, very light and debloated. I can still use my Banking stuff and all that, I have Sony Keyboard, Sony SketchEF font, Viper4Android, JamesDSP, Netflix, Amazon and all the many goodies plus my security is dope. So my man, you paid £1500 and gave Samsung the keys....I wouldn´t do that. Methinks
 
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tim2london

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In my humble opinion if you wanna fork out £1500 for a phone you gotta really own it, that´s what I´d do. I got the same phone and I´m rooted and I OWN it, no crap or horse **** from Samsung or Google. Why pay so much for a phone and accept bullshit from Samsung, why are you just hugging the **** and have all that knox and Samsung pissfuck still in it? My S21 Ultra is flying, the sound is outta this world, very light and debloated. I can still use my Banking stuff and all that, I have Sony Keyboard, Sony SketchEF font, Viper4Android, JamesDSP, Netflix, Amazon and all the many goodies plus my security is dope. So my man, you paid £1500 and gave Samsung the keys....I wouldn´t do that. Methinks
not everyone is a phone rooting guru or wants to be
i just want a phone with no ads
is that too much to ask these days?
 

lywyn

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not everyone is a phone rooting guru or wants to be
i just want a phone with no ads
is that too much to ask these days?

Turn of personalisation services in each app/service and you do not get ads. BTW personalisation = personal ads.

 

lywyn

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I get no ads in the UK by disabling the customisation or personalisation options in the apps. A mate who has the same phone but has not disabled them gets ads.
 

LR7875

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Turn of personalisation services in each app/service and you do not get ads. BTW personalisation = personal ads.

Disable personalised ads will bring you some generic global ads such as PayPal, etc. It will still bring you ads, but less dependent on your region, hobbies, etc.
Sorry, when I said location, I meant, it's region dependent, so it doesn't matter if you turn off location.
So skipping the entire setup process(even before you chooses your language), while hardly possible, can technically bring a zero ad experience?
 

ione2380

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Disable personalised ads will bring you some generic global ads such as PayPal, etc. It will still bring you ads, but less dependent on your region, hobbies, etc.

So skipping the entire setup process(even before you chooses your language), while hardly possible, can technically bring a zero ad experience?
Just go to settings- privacy- customisation and see if it is turned on. Turn it off. Also see of you have "receive marketing information" on. Turn that off also.

I can't guarantee this will work, as I can't reproduce it on my phone. My csc doesn't receive ads.
 

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blackhawk

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Just entered "dns.adguard.com" as private DNS server and it killed the ads in NOAA. So far no issues. Seems faster too.
I'm just playing around and not register or logged in to Adguard but it seems to be working.
This too easy...
What am I missing (if anything)?🤣
 
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lol im hoping that when i pay £1500 on a phone i dont need to install DNS on it to turn off ads - honestly - what is it with samsung these days?!
i think soon the phones will come with some option like ads-free subscription OS - £10/mo - otherwise here is an OS full of adverts every 5 min

No popular tech product respects your privacy or provides a good user experience out of the box. We have to be technologically literate to make basic improvements like blocking trackers and ads, and maybe just replacing their default apps with good ones.
 

SMcC2

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No popular tech product respects your privacy or provides a good user experience out of the box. We have to be technologically literate to make basic improvements like blocking trackers and ads, and maybe just replacing their default apps with good ones.
Agreed!
I've introduced so many people to piHole and AdAway and browser plugins like uBlock, etc lately!
 
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    I don't understand why is Samsung pushing their advertisement into more and more native apps
    Weather app recently got an update and now is full with full screen adverts
    I just don't understand...you pay £1500 for s phone...build in adverts is the last thing you want

    If the weather channel is charging you to the point you need to turn your weather app into a non stop adverts app... change supplier to a free one

    Otherwise don't charge us loads for fed-forced feeding adverts
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    I don't understand why is Samsung pushing their advertisement into more and more native apps
    Weather app recently got an update and now is full with full screen adverts
    I just don't understand...you pay £1500 for s phone...build in adverts is the last thing you want

    If the weather channel is charging you to the point you need to turn your weather app into a non stop adverts app... change supplier to a free one

    Otherwise don't charge us loads for fed-forced feeding adverts
    Do this good man and show Samsung the middle finger
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    In my humble opinion if you wanna fork out £1500 for a phone you gotta really own it, that´s what I´d do. I got the same phone and I´m rooted and I OWN it, no crap or horse **** from Samsung or Google. Why pay so much for a phone and accept bullshit from Samsung, why are you just hugging the **** and have all that knox and Samsung pissfuck still in it? My S21 Ultra is flying, the sound is outta this world, very light and debloated. I can still use my Banking stuff and all that, I have Sony Keyboard, Sony SketchEF font, Viper4Android, JamesDSP, Netflix, Amazon and all the many goodies plus my security is dope. So my man, you paid £1500 and gave Samsung the keys....I wouldn´t do that. Methinks
    not everyone is a phone rooting guru or wants to be
    i just want a phone with no ads
    is that too much to ask these days?
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    lol im hoping that when i pay £1500 on a phone i dont need to install DNS on it to turn off ads - honestly - what is it with samsung these days?!
    i think soon the phones will come with some option like ads-free subscription OS - £10/mo - otherwise here is an OS full of adverts every 5 min
    In my humble opinion if you wanna fork out £1500 for a phone you gotta really own it, that´s what I´d do. I got the same phone and I´m rooted and I OWN it, no crap or horse **** from Samsung or Google. Why pay so much for a phone and accept bullshit from Samsung, why are you just hugging the **** and have all that knox and Samsung pissfuck still in it? My S21 Ultra is flying, the sound is outta this world, very light and debloated. I can still use my Banking stuff and all that, I have Sony Keyboard, Sony SketchEF font, Viper4Android, JamesDSP, Netflix, Amazon and all the many goodies plus my security is dope. So my man, you paid £1500 and gave Samsung the keys....I wouldn´t do that. Methinks
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    Just entered "dns.adguard.com" as private DNS server and it killed the ads in NOAA. So far no issues. Seems faster too.
    I'm just playing around and not register or logged in to Adguard but it seems to be working.
    This too easy...
    What am I missing (if anything)?🤣