How to Block Ads on Youtube App Android

Charlotte Daniels

Android, Tutorials

Are you tired of being bombarded with ads while watching videos on the Youtube app on your Android device? Well, you’re in luck!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of blocking those pesky ads and enjoying an uninterrupted viewing experience. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Install an Ad Blocking App

First things first, you need to download and install an ad-blocking app from the Google Play Store. There are several options available, but for this tutorial, we will be using AdBlock Plus. It is a popular choice among Android users and offers effective ad blocking capabilities.

Step 2: Enable Unknown Sources

Before installing AdBlock Plus or any other third-party app, you need to allow installations from unknown sources. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Go to Settings: Open the Settings app on your Android device.
  • Select Security: Scroll down and tap on the “Security” option.
  • Enable Unknown Sources: Toggle on the “Unknown Sources” option to allow installations from sources other than the Google Play Store.

Step 3: Download and Install AdBlock Plus

Now that you have enabled installations from unknown sources, it’s time to download and install AdBlock Plus. Here’s how:

  • Open a Web Browser: Launch any web browser on your Android device.
  • Search for AdBlock Plus: Type “AdBlock Plus for Android” in the search bar and hit enter.
  • Select a Trusted Source: Choose a trusted source like the official website or a reputable app repository to download AdBlock Plus.
  • Download the APK File: Locate the download button and click on it to download the APK file.
  • Install AdBlock Plus: Once the download is complete, open the downloaded APK file and follow the on-screen instructions to install AdBlock Plus on your device.

Step 4: Configure AdBlock Plus for Youtube

Now that you have successfully installed AdBlock Plus, it’s time to configure it specifically for the Youtube app. Here’s how:

  • Open AdBlock Plus: Find and launch the AdBlock Plus app on your Android device.
  • Access Settings: Tap on the three vertical dots in the top-right corner of the app interface and select “Settings” from the dropdown menu.
  • Select Advanced Settings: Scroll down and tap on “Advanced settings.”
  • Select Video Ads: Toggle on the “Video ads” option to block ads specifically in videos.
  • Enable Filtering Log: Toggle on the “Filtering log” option if you want to keep track of blocked ads.

Step 5: Enjoy an Ad-Free Youtube Experience!

Congratulations! You have successfully blocked ads on the Youtube app for Android using AdBlock Plus.

Now you can enjoy watching videos without any interruptions or distractions caused by advertisements. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your ad-free Youtube experience!

Remember, using an ad blocker may impact content creators who rely on advertisement revenue. If you appreciate a creator’s work, consider supporting them through other means such as subscriptions or merchandise purchases. Happy watching!

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