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How to Block Ads on Samsung Internet

Learn how to block ads and avoid misleading advertisements on Samsung Internet. You can also block the pop-ups ads using a toggle button in the browser.

The Samsung Internet browser has the feature to install adblocker extensions that completely block advertisements on websites. The ad blocker will be downloaded from the Google Play store. You can also enable the pop-up blocker, which will block any pop-up ads and also remove intrusive ads.

Block Site Ads on Samsung Internet

Ads are an integral part of almost all the browsers we use. Technological advancement has worsened the situation; we cannot walk a step without seeing annoying ads. Every website we surf on the internet has its way of displaying ads.

Blocking these ads will save you from annoying adverts and load web pages faster. Once you have blocked the ads, you will experience a clean environment online with fewer bad ads.

However, please do remember that display ads help the genuine publisher like us to monetize and support our effort to serve the content for free.

But, some websites display ads that intend to steal your personal information, so when you block the ads, you also protect your privacy and security. Thankfully, the Samsung Internet browser allows you to block misleading ads.

Samsung Internet offers you two ways to block ads. First, you can enable the block pop-ups option under settings to prevent the website from showing misleading ads. Second, you can download and install third-party ad blocker extensions to block ads. Both methods are practical and easy to set up.

Block Pop-up Ads

One of the best ways to block annoying and misleading ads is to block the pop-ups. Thankfully, the Samsung Internet has a built-in option to block pop-ups that can help discourage bad ads. Here are the steps to block ads through settings:

  1. Launch the Samsung Internet app on Android.
  2. Tap on the More horizontal 3bar icon menu button located at the bottom right corner.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list.
  4. Choose the Sites and download option menu.
    Sites and downloads options menu in Samsung Internet
  5. Enable the toggle for the Block pop-ups option.
    Enable Block Pop-ups option on Samsung Internet

Once you enable the pop-up blocker option, the misleading or pesky ads that misuse the pop-up features are entirely blocked.

However, please do note that it won’t completely block all ads. If you want to block all the ads, follow the next method, which uses third-party AdBlock extensions.

Use AdBlocker

If the above method doesn’t help you enough, then you can take the help of the adblocker to add-ons to block ads on Samsung Internet.

Samsung Internet is one of the few mobile browsers that allows the installation of extensions. Not every mobile browser allows add-ons or extensions, not even Chrome and Microsoft Edge. The Samsung extensions library have a few good adblocker extension that one can benefit from.

Most people think ad blockers threaten privacy and security and harm the browser’s health. However, in reality, this is a complete myth. Adblocker is a powerful tool that can detect unwanted ads and prevent them from loading. Here are the steps to block ads extensions:

  1. Launch the Samsung Internet app on Android.
  2. Tap on More horizontal 3bar icon for the menu list.
  3. Tap on the Ad blockers menu.
    Ad Blocker menu in Samsung Internet browserThis will display the list of adblocker extensions on Samsung Internet.
  4. Hit on the Install button available next to the chosen ad blocker.
    Adblock Extension Install on Samsung Internet

This will lead you to the Google Play Store, where you must download and install the ad-block apps for Samsung Internet. Once the installation is completed, follow the on-screen prompts to enable it on Samsung Internet.

Bottom Line

Most ads website displays are irrelevant to us and prevent us from accessing the right content. The above steps can help you to block ads on Samsung Internet. By doing so, you can browse your favorite websites with minimal or no ads.

After getting familiar with Samsung Internet’s Adblock Plus add-ons, I can browse the website without seeing distributive ads.

What do you think about features to block misleading pop-up ads and using the Samsung Internet extensions? Do you find any of these options helpful?

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Suresh Choudhary

Suresh has done a Master of Computer Application in Computer Science and has extensive knowledge of computer technology and application. He has 5+ years of experience in technical content writing and writing how-to tutorials. He uses Samsung Internet as the primary browser on his phone. Connect with Suresh on LinkedIn.

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