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Everything about using Adblock Plus on iOS ads on ios

Postby worldsdream » Tue Mar 29, 2016 3:25 pm


I'm using an adblocker on my ios. I have easylist as my filter list as i know thats the best one. Been using it since adblock plus started. Never failed upon me.

Can you please have a look on for ios devices?
On my desktop firefox everything get blocked.

I heard ios need different rules or something like that?

Thank you
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Re: ads on ios

Postby lewisje » Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:38 pm

I know that the Content Blocker API uses a specific format that doesn't exactly correspond to the ABP format, and also that it only accepts up to 50,000 filters; this means that the EasyList maintainers also maintain a fork of EasyList especially for ABP for iOS Safari.
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Re: ads on ios

Postby mapx » Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:40 pm

Did you try adblock browser for iOS ?

It hasn't the limits lewisje posted above.
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Re: ads on ios

Postby worldsdream » Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:38 am

I did try, i didn't like it

I'm just using safari. As it does sync with my mac as well.
My filter is 14.000 right now.

I dont think its a fork but the real abp list but it somehow is not blocking forbes on mobile? Because all other pages are running great without ads.

So those ads on forbes can't be blocked?
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Re: ads on ios

Postby rach » Fri Apr 08, 2016 5:45 pm

Hey worldsdream!

Thanks for reaching out to us.
What is your device and iOS version?
Could you send us a screenshot of the ads you still see on forbes? You need to use an image hoster like for example.
Hope to be able to help
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