Unlike AdBlock on your desktop computer, AdBlock for Mobile on your iPhone or iPad and AdBlock for Samsung Internet don't have a pause feature. If you're browsing a site on your mobile device and you don't want AdBlock to run temporarily, you'll need to turn off content blocking.


Are you looking for help with pausing AdBlock on your desktop computer?


Temporarily disable content blocking in AdBlock for Mobile

  1. Long-press the reload icon in Safari's address bar (it looks like a semicircular arrow).
  2. When a menu appears at the bottom of the screen, select Reload Without Content Blockers.

To turn content blocking back on, just touch the reload icon again.


If you don't see the option Reload Without Content Blockers, it probably means you don't have AdBlock installed, or if you do, that the content blockers aren't enabled. Here's how to install AdBlock and the Safari content blockers.


Temporarily disable content blocking in AdBlock for Samsung Internet

  1. Tap the browser menu (the three vertical dots in the upper-right corner).
  2. Select View without content blocker.

To turn content blocking back on, just tap the reload icon.


If you don't see the option View without content blocker, it probably means you don't have AdBlock installed, or if you do, that the content blocker isn't enabled. Here's how to install AdBlock and the content blocker.


Temporarily disable content blocking in AdBlock for Firefox (Android)

  1. Tap the browser menu (the three vertical dots in the upper-right corner).
  2. Tap AdBlock.
  3. Tap Pause AdBlock.


To turn content blocking back on:

  1. Tap the browser menu (the three vertical dots in the upper-right corner).
  2. Tap AdBlock.
  3. Tap Unpause AdBlock.