Since iOS 9, you have been able to block ads, tracking tools and other ctent in Mobile Safari. But as websites have defended themselves, and ctent blocking apps have added even more rules in return, the war has intensified. The blockers have started to reach the 50,000 rules of Apple.
Probably the most popular and complete blocker is 1Blocker, which has just been replaced by 1Blocker X. The new app splits into seven "extensis", each with 50,000 rules, bringing the total to 350 000 rules.
This not ly allows 1Blocker X to brag in the App Store. It also allows new whole categories of ctent blocking. The new setup works slightly differently, so let's get started
What's a ctent blocker?
Ctent blockers, often known simply as ad blockers, allow Safari to block advertisements, trackers and other types of internet annoyances, such as comments, and irritating Twitter sharing butts. The benefits are huge. Advertisements often ctain all kinds of malicious codes that, at worst, follow you the Internet or run software your iPhe or iPad in secret and at best, loading your mthly data takes a lot of time. 19659002] Ctent blocking apps never see your browsing data themselves. They are just rule managers. ce you've told 1Blocker X, for example, which rule sets you want to use, it passes them to Safari, which checks them every time it loads a page, and ignores everything you do not know. do not like. This is a e-way transacti, although if you create custom rules, the applicati must of course know them.
What's New in 1Blocker X
The main novelty of 1Blocker X is to allow many more rules. e of the results of this rule increase is that the developer Salavat Khanov has started to add country specific ad blockers. Currently, they exist ly for Russia and Germany, but others are promised.
You can also lock the applicati using Touch ID or Face ID, which is cvenient if you let your kids use your iPhe or iPad. , says, the rules that block adult sites.
How to activate 1Blocker X iPhe or iPad
This part is simple, if a little hidden. ce you have installed 1Blocker X, go to Settings> Safari> Ctent Blockers and you will see this screen: