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Does not work

Postby Tess1 » Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:25 am

Hi I downloaded APB blocker but it does not work
on opera mini. what am I doing wrong??

Re: Does not work

Postby Gingerbread Man » Sat Feb 07, 2015 8:26 am


Sorry, Opera Mini is most likely not supported. It has significant technical shortcomings and it's unlikely to work. Only the latest version of Opera Desktop is definitely supported. There's also an outdated version of Adblock Plus that will work with Opera 12.1x, but it's not recommended to use either.

I've filed a bug report to ask for clarification on the system requirements page.
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Re: Does not work

Postby lewisje » Sat Feb 07, 2015 10:38 am

Also, even ABP for Android won't filter ads in Opera Mini, because the actual ad requests are made on Opera's transcoding servers, not your own device (this means that ads cannot be blocked in Opera Mini, not even via a HOSTS file or any other system-wide method).
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