Whitelisting, Pausing, and Disabling AdBlock for Safari

Whitelisting a Page in AdBlock for Safari

Whitelisting a page in Safari

Click the AdBlock icon in the Safari toolbar and select Allow ads on this page. The page reloads automatically. It may take a few seconds for all the previously blocked or hidden ads to appear.


Whitelisting a page in the AdBlock app

  1. Click the AdBlock button in the MacOS menu bar and select Whitelist.

  2. The AdBlock app window opens on the Whitelisting tab.


Removing a Website From Your Whitelist

Click the AdBlock icon in the Safari toolbar and select Block ads on this page


Removing a site from your whitelist in Safari


The page reloads automatically, without ads.



Pausing AdBlock for Safari


Click the AdBlock icon in the Safari toolbar and select Pause.


Pausing AdBlock in Safari


The page reloads automatically. It may take a few seconds for all the previously blocked or hidden ads to appear.


Unpausing AdBlock for Safari

Click the AdBlock icon in the Safari toolbar and select Resume.


Unpausing AdBlock in Safari


The page reloads automatically, without ads.


Disabling AdBlock for Safari

You should never need to disable AdBlock entirely while you're browsing the web. Pausing AdBlock or whitelisting a site will generally get you past "anti-adblock" blockades, for instance. But if something on a web page isn't working and pausing AdBlock doesn't help, try disabling AdBlock as a test. If the page works, please let us know. If the page doesn't work with AdBlock disabled, then the issue is something other than AdBlock.


Disabling AdBlock in the AdBlock app (MacOS menu bar button)

  1. Click the AdBlock button in the MacOS menu bar and select Filter Lists.

    Disabling AdBlock using the AdBlock app button in the MacOS menu bar


  1. On the Filter Lists menu, select Block annoying ads. When this setting is unchecked, the EasyList filter list (which blocks and hides ads on English-language websites) is disabled and no ads are blocked.


Disabling AdBlock in the AdBlock app (app window)

  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the Dock or Launchpad to open the app, then click the Filter Lists tab.

    Disabling AdBlock in the AdBlock app


  1. Select the Block annoying ads checkbox. When clear, the EasyList filter list is disabled and no ads are blocked.


Disabling AdBlock in Safari Extensions preferences

Open Safari Extensions preferences and select the AdBlock checkbox. When clear, the AdBlock extension is disabled and no ads are blocked.


Disabling AdBlock in Safari Extensions preferences

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