How to Block Ads with AdBlocker in Microsoft Edge for Android?

Learn how to block ads in the Microsoft Edge for Android using the in-built Ad Blockers Plus. You can customize to allow ads and block intrusive ads only.

Online advertisement is at its peak these days. Almost every content creator and publisher has been engaging in an online advertisement for monetization. Several ad networks support publishers that are top-notch in the advertisement industry, for example, Google, Bing, etc. but getting monetization from them is tough.

There are also a few low-quality advertising networks offering intrusive ads and ruining the user experience with pop-ups, redirects, etc. As a result, most people are opting for blockers to prevent these advertisements.

I was going through the same problem some days back and these intrusive ads would distract me from my work constantly. I needed an immediate solution for the same.

Related: How to Block Misleading Ads in Edge Computer?

One such AdBlock plugin or extension is AdBlock Plus which comes in-built into the Microsoft Edge for Android phones. AdBlock for edge is an extremely helpful feature.

How to Block Ads using AdBlocker in Edge Android?

As mentioned, these intrusive ads ruin the user experience and annoy the reader. Hence, you can opt to block these ads using the built-in Adblock for Edge. Just enable this extension and all the ads will be automatically blocked.

Here are the steps to stop ads using AdBlock Plus in-built extension in Microsoft Edge for Android OS phones:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge for Android browser.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon the menu for options.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the options list.
  4. Scroll down to the Content blockers option, and tap on it.
  5. Enable the toggle button against the Block ads option to turn ON.

Adblock Plus in Microsoft Edge Android

This will block the advertisements and ad pop-ups for all sites within Microsoft Edge for Android. However, this option will still allow acceptable ads and block only intrusive ads on the browser.

To block all ads, tap on the Advanced settings section, and toggle the button to disable the Allow acceptable Ads. This will block all the ads on the websites by using the AdBlock Microsoft Edge.

How to Whitelist Sites with AdBlock for Edge Android?

There are few news sites and blogs that do not allow us to read content when an ad blocker is enabled. Hence, they request us to disable the ad blocker to watch the content.

You can enable the ads for these selected sites and whitelist from the ad-block extension.

Here are the steps to follow to whitelist website from AdBlocker for Edge in Android:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge for Android browser.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon the menu for options.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the options list.
  4. Scroll down to the Content blockers option, and tap on it.
  5. Enable the toggle button against the Block ads option to turn ON.
  6. Tap on the Advanced settings option.
  7. Choose the option of the Whitelisted website and enter the URL that you want to whitelist for ads.

Disable acceptable ads and whitelisted websites in Edge Android

This will enable ads only on the websites that are entered in the whitelist listing, the rest of the sites and blogs will stay blocked from any ads. You can remove a whitelisted website URL from the same tab mentioned above.

Bottom Line: Edge Android Block Ads

The AdBlock Edge extension has been tremendously helpful in blocking intrusive ads. You can manage the extension to block either intrusive ads, or completely stop the ads using advanced settings.

Whitelisting the sites under acceptable ads helps allow the ad blocker to pause on the sites. After I started using AdBlock for Edge, I could block all intrusive and annoying ads on the websites that hindered my reading. It helped me a lot with my work and made it easier.

Similarly, you can also block ads in edge chromium on a computer browser. This will block only intrusive ads not all the ads, in that case, you can use the adblocker extension from the chrome web store to completely block ads.

Have you enabled the adblocker for the edge in android? Did you whitelist our site browserhow.com under it?

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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