Tag: ad-blocking

  • The simplest way to block ads on Android

    Block ads system-wide on Android using RethinkDNS. An easy way to block ads throughout your Android device is by using a DNS resolver that supports blocklists. How it works: When you visit any website on your device a DNS resolver looks up the domain name and “converts” it into an IP address to find the […]

  • How to set up ad-blocking on Android

    Set up system-wide ad-blocking on your Android device with Blokada. Firefox on Android supports some add-ons – one of them being the excellent uBlock Origin. uBlock Origin uses hosts lists to provide ad-blocking in Firefox. A hosts-list is essentially a large list of URLs that websites and apps connect to to serve ads or track […]

  • Netguard vs Blokada vs NoRoot Firewall – What are the differences?

    Comparison of some ad-blocker apps for Android. NetGuard, Blokada and NoRoot Firewall are three apps to reduce ads and improve privacy on your mobile device. All three give you options to filter your phone’s internet access without rooting it. NetGuard NetGuard shows you the list of URLs each app is trying to access. You can […]