How do I make sure AdBlock is up-to-date?

AdBlock, like other browser extensions, usually updates itself just fine as new versions are released. If AdBlock doesn't seem to be working, however, making sure it's up-to-date is a good first step in troubleshooting.


  1. Enter chrome://extensions in the address bar.
  2. Turn on Developer mode by ticking the check box.
  3. Click Update extensions now.

Microsoft Edge

We can't find a way to manually update AdBlock for Edge. We'll keep looking. In the meantime, if AdBlock is missing features, the AdBlock menu is blank, or your filter lists aren't being fetched, just uninstall and reinstall AdBlock. (Be sure to copy any custom filters to a text file for safekeeping first. You'll need to paste them back in after you reinstall AdBlock.)


  1. Choose Safari > Preferences and click the Extensions tab.
  2. Make sure Enable AdBlock is checked.
  3. Click Updates. It only appears when updates are available, so if it's not there, AdBlock is up-to-date.
  4. Click Update next to AdBlock in the list of available updates.

Turn on automatic updates for extensions you install from the Safari Extensions Gallery

  1. Choose Safari > Preferences and click the Extensions tab.
  2. Click Automatically update extensions from the Safari Extensions Gallery.


  1. Enter about:extensions in the address bar.
  2. Turn on Developer mode by ticking the check box.
  3. Click Update extensions now.


  1. Enter about:addons in the address bar.
  2. Click the gear icon at the top of the page to open the add-on tools menu.
  3. Make sure that Update Add-ons Automatically is selected.
  4. Select Check for Updates.

iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)

  1. Open the App Store and check for pending updates.
  2. If AdBlock is in the list, click Update.

Samsung Internet Browser

  1. Find AdBlock in the apps drawer and open AdBlock.
  2. Tap Configure automatic updates.
  3. Tap Always.
Note: If you prefer to update over Wi-Fi, tap On Wi-Fi only and remember to connect to a wireless network at least once a week.

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