How to Block Ads on iPhone

Joel Mason

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of seeing annoying ads popping up on your iPhone? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to block ads on your iPhone and enjoy a hassle-free browsing experience.

Step 1: Update Your iPhone Software

Before we dive into blocking ads, it’s essential to ensure that your iPhone’s software is up to date. Software updates often include bug fixes and security enhancements that can help improve ad-blocking capabilities.

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and tap on ‘General.

  3. Select ‘Software Update. ‘
  4. If an update is available, tap on ‘Download and Install. ‘

Step 2: Enable Content Blockers

To block ads effectively, we need to enable content blockers on your iPhone. Content blockers are apps that work in the background, preventing ads from loading when you visit websites or use apps.

  1. Go to the App Store on your iPhone.
  2. Search for a content blocker app, such as ‘AdBlock Plus’ or ‘Crystal.’ These apps have proven to be effective in blocking ads.
  3. Select an app from the search results and tap on ‘Get’ to download it.
  4. Once downloaded, open the app and follow the instructions to enable it as a content blocker for Safari or other browsers.

Step 3: Block Ads in Safari

Safari is the default browser on your iPhone. By enabling the content blocker app in Safari, you can enjoy an ad-free browsing experience.

  1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and tap on ‘Safari.

  3. Select ‘Content Blockers. ‘
  4. You will see a list of installed content blockers. Enable the toggle switch next to the content blocker app you downloaded earlier.

Step 4: Enjoy Ad-Free Browsing

Congratulations! You have successfully blocked ads on your iPhone. Now, when you browse websites using Safari or other supported browsers, you will notice a significant reduction in annoying ads.


  • Keep your content blocker apps updated: Regularly check for updates to ensure that your content blockers are equipped with the latest ad-blocking features and improvements.
  • Disable any unnecessary content blockers: If you notice any issues with specific websites or apps after enabling content blockers, try disabling them one by one to identify the problematic one.

We hope this tutorial has helped you in blocking ads on your iPhone. Enjoy a cleaner and more enjoyable browsing experience without those pesky ads!

If you found this article helpful, please share it with your friends and family who might also benefit from ad-blocking techniques on their iPhones. Happy browsing!

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