Can I pause AdBlock on my mobile device?

Unlike AdBlock on your desktop, AdBlock for mobile apps doesn'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?


Here's how to temporarily disable content blocking in AdBlock for mobile: 


Safari
Safari has removed the option to turn off content blockers from the toolbar. To disable content blockers without uninstalling, go Settings > Safari > Extensions and disable all AdBlock options.


If you don't see AdBlock options listed under Content Blockers, it probably means you don't have AdBlock installed. Here's how to install AdBlock and the Safari content blockers.

Firefox
  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.
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.

Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.