Adblock Plus for iOS is finally here! Pssst, it's free! · 2015-09-30 14:49 by Ben Williams
We know, we know — it took us long enough to get there. Sorry about that, but the wait is finally over: Adblock Plus for iOS is available for completely free on Apple’s App Store. It’s a way to block ads on your Safari browser on Apple iPhones and iPads. You can now begin saving data, protecting yourself from malvertising, enhancing your privacy and saving your battery, because the original ad blocker is
finally here for your Apple device.
In order to use Adblock Plus for iOS, you will need to do a few things you may not be used to, so we’ve provided the following how-to:
1. First install the Adblock Plus for iOS app from the Apple App Store.
2. When the app opens, you will see instructions on how to activate the familiar content blocking features of Adblock Plus within your system-wide iOS settings.
… Then, in your iOS settings, go to Safari and tap Content Blockers. That screen will look like this:
3. After activation, Adblock Plus will block annoying ads in Safari.
That’s it! Because Safari is the default browser on iOS devices, when you click on any URL link in an email, text message or website, the Safari browser will open — and we’ll be there to block any annoying ads. You’ll also get security from malvertising, better privacy, and see longer battery life and faster page downloads.
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