How to Block Ads on Android Phones So They Don’t Disturb Tech – 7 hours ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Some Android cellphones are reported to frequently display user advertisements. Applications that do this aim to earn revenue from advertising.

However, there are many users who are uncomfortable with the appearance of advertisements. Because it reduces their experience when using smartphones and the applications on them.

Moreover, a number of advertisements were reported to be unsafe or contain dangerous viruses. These advertisements also appear not only in applications, but from the browser, lock screen, to the home screen.

You can remove the ad. Here are some methods that can be applied to any Android cellphone:

Block Ads from Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome in Android app
  • Click the three dots menu on the top right side to open “Settings”
  • Scroll down until you find “Site Settings”
  • Select “Pop-ups and redirects” and scroll the toggle to enable blocking of pop-up ads
  • Go back to “Site Settings” and select “Ads”
  • Scroll to the right to activate the “Ads” toggle which prevents harmful advertisements from appearing

Block Ads from Home Screen

  • Press and hold the app icon and open the info menu that opens
  • Scroll until you find the “Display over other apps” option
  • Scroll to turn off the “Allow display over other apps” toggle
  • If you don’t really need the third party application, it’s best to just uninstall it

Block Ads from Wallpaper

Usually the ad comes from the wallpaper application, Glance. The application provides a number of recommendations without having to leave wallpapers such as news to many other content.

However, the application will also display lots of advertisements. Here’s how to delete it:

  • Swipe up (swipe up) from the home screen to open the app drawer menu
  • Select “Settings”
  • Scroll to “Lock Screen”
  • Go to “Wallpaper Services”
  • Press the radio button next to “None”

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