AdAway

AdAway

FREE

(5 stars)

(12,955)


Download for Android

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

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Attention: DEVICE MUST BE ROOTED FOR THIS APPLICATION

Description
AdAway is an open source ad blocker for Android using the hosts file.

To all users with Galaxy Note Android 4 stock rom:
The stock rom ships with a broken toolbox, which prevents AdAway from working.

Requirements
• ROOT
• Read/Write access on system partition

Problems
• Information can be found in in-app Help screen.
• If you have other problems please report them in the issue tracker on http://code.google.com/p/ad-away/issues

Website with Source code and Issue Tracker
http://code.google.com/p/ad-away

Translations
Help translate AdAway on https://www.transifex.net/projects/p/adaway

Donate
You can donate money to support the development in-app.

License
GPLv3

Permissions
Root access: To write hosts file to system partition
Internet access: To download hosts files
Modify/delete SD card content: To export lists to SD card
Wakelock: Wake up phone when AdAway updates in background
Google Play Billing: To donate via Google Play Store

Keywords
adblock, adblocker, ad blocker, advertisments, advertisment blocker

Open source alternative to
adfree, ad free, AdBlocker, AD blocker, MyInternetSecurity Pro

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Recently changed in this version

Please report bugs on the following website instead of writing bad reviews:
http://code.google.com/p/ad-away/issues

2.2
* Introduce SUPERUSER permission for new Superuser app
* Allow backups of AdAway (for Carbon)
* Logo reworked thanks to Alin Ţoţea-Radu

2.1
* Allow whitelist entries from hosts sources if enabled in preferences
- Fixed missing menu entry for hosts sources on tablets
- Webserver on boot should work more reliable
- Webserver should not be killed on low memory


Comments and ratings for AdAway
  • (75 stars)

    by joker on 21/11/2012

    +1.5 MB for the new version? don't make it a hog!

  • (75 stars)

    by Dũng on 21/11/2012

    Like it!

  • (75 stars)

    by Mike on 21/11/2012

    Best, hands down.

  • (75 stars)

    by Sasank on 21/11/2012

    Awesome

  • (75 stars)

    by a user on 21/11/2012

    They forced you to remove the donate links? I can see why but still a shame as this app is great. THANK YOU!

  • (75 stars)

    by Jose on 21/11/2012

    This is a great app it does what it says I would definitely recommend it to a friend keep up the great work fev

  • (75 stars)

    by David on 21/11/2012

    Thanks for making this. Works perfectly on gnex, nexus 7, and tf201