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How to block ads on your Android smartphone

It's a boring night and you sit outside on your balcony reading all the articles you had saved in bookmark to read the news of the week and bombarded with ads.

Ads were with us before the age of the Internet. Developments in smartphone technology have made things worse as internet users can't take a single step without stumbling across advertising. Today, ads are on the web at social media sites and even the utilities and gaming applications we install on our smartphones.

Android

The web of these ads is so powerful that for most Android users, there seems to be no way out of it. But fortunately for us, that's not the case. To exclude advertisements on your Android smartphone, all you need to do is follow these simple steps:

  1. Use Google Chrome browser settings

You may see a series of ads while browsing Internet - watching videos or reading articles - using the Chrome browser in smartphone but these ads are not displayed by Chrome. And there is a simple way you can block these ads. Follow these steps:

  • Go to your browser settings Chrome.
  • Go to Site Settings and tap.
  • Go to the pop-ups and toggle the setting
  1. Using the ad blocker application

Alternatively, you can also use the Ad Blocker app on your smartphone. This will not only block the ads you see when navigating to Internet, but also the ones you see when using apps and games. But there is one issue. You may have to make some adjustments to your device settings to install Ad blocker APK. You can use it AdBlock Plus to block all ads on smartphone you.

To configure your smartphone to download Adblock Plus APK:

-Go to your device's Settings. Go to Security.

-Now scroll down to Unknown sources and tap on the check box.

-Press OK in the confirmation popup.

To install Adblock Plus APK:

- Download AdBlock Plus on your smartphone using a mobile browser.

- Open File Manager and search for the APK of the file. Now click the Install option.

-After installing the application, open it.

- Click OK to confirm.

Alternatively, you can also use the AdGuard, AdLock, and AdAway apps to block ads from your Android smartphone.

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