How to Block Ads in an iPhone & iPadby Aida Martin Norton Setup
One of the most irritating things in the mobile device is unwanted ads. Every user needs to use the internet, but ads are amidst the things that annoy the users most. These ads distract a lot and some ads are too far from off the content. Almost every user wants to get rid of ads but it’s not that easy for everyone. These ads cover the screen or page you are looking onto and they even consume the data.
Compared to any other device, iPhone and iPad have fewer ads but still, ads annoy everyone and everywhere on the internet. In the browser Safari, there are features available that can block ads, but some forced ads still show up. So in this condition, you even can get rid of ads permanently while using safari iPad and iPhone.
How to Stop Pop-Up Ads On iPhone?
For the user of the Safari browser, there are Block pop-ups ads feature is available to make your browsing easy and smooth. To activate this feature, you need to go to Setting>Safari>Block Pop-ups. Toggle on Block Pop-ups ads will block all unwanted pop-ups pages at the time of browsing. In the process of blocking ads, it is one of the most useful things that will make your browsing experience much better. Apart from there are some ads that do not block, and in that, you need to install a third-party ad blocker app.
How to Install AdBlocker on Your iPhone and iPad
Safari browser is good at blocking ad but nowadays websites and ad creators taking it to the next level, where you must install an additional app to prevent every ad while browsing.
- Install an app like AdGuard from the “App Store” to block ads.
- Grant permission in settings to block ad content.
Modify the settings in applications to block your preferred ads.
The adblocker you install will work on its way through the safari extensions. To have this kind of additional feature for blocking ads, you need to install such type of applications. There are some options and modifications that you need to change in the ad blocker.
Install and open AdGuard, where you will see that blocking the ads feature is disabled. Without permissions, this feature will keep off in your iOS device. Adblocker apps have several functions in them, and you just need to choose which mode you want to turn on and which one you don’t.
Open Settings>Safari and look for the general block ads settings of the browser. If you install an appropriate application, then you will see its setting options. Turn on the Adblocker in safari settings that you have installed.
AdGuard has multiple toggle sections in this for blocking unwanted ads. Turn on every section that looks relevant to you and can block the ads you don’t want to see. After turning on the section, it will turn green. Below the settings of Adguard filter option is given where you can choose which kind of security you want for protection. From blocking sites to blocking ads on applications, you are allowed to block every path of ads you want. However, if you download any other ad blocker, then you will see different features, but most of them will be similar to AdGuard.
Spare The Websites From Your Blocked Website List
Websites that exist in your block list cannot be accessed if you do grant permission to those websites. If you are looking to access a certain website, then you have to add those websites in the white list to visit those websites. As per the security, these kinds of features are quite helpful, and with the help of white list of websites, you can choose any website you want.
To spare the website from the AdGuard, you need to type website in the address bar and then navigate the website through the sharing icon on your safari. In the below columns, the sharing icon is given to share the website in AdGuard. The app AdGuard will ask for enabling and disabling the website from the pop-up menu.
Aida Martin is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs, and websites.
Created on Mar 12th 2020 01:23. Viewed 4,581 times.