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Pop up blocker for Android?

Specifically the ones that say "do you want us to fuck up your home screen, allow / deny"? 

 

If it can block "privacy settings" pop ups as well would be nice, but not necessarily. 

 

 

 

PS; I'm using adblock  which works well for ads doesn't have an option for pop ups tho, unfortunately. 

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Use firefox and get ublock origin addon. Can't get better than that for adblock on mobile.

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4 minutes ago, jaslion said:

Use firefox and get ublock origin addon. Can't get better than that for adblock on mobile.

But I already have an adblocker, also firefox is slow, thanks for the suggestion tho! 

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4 minutes ago, Mark Kaine said:

But I already have an adblocker, also firefox is slow, thanks for the suggestion tho! 

Thing with adblock is that it's just not as good as it's limited by google letting stuff through. Firefox gets around this and thus their adblock addons are great. Firefox is only a little slower than chrome on android and it's worth it to me to not have any popup or adds.

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This is what I have available, any of those block pop ups? 

 

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Funny thing the browser itself has a pop up blocker but it does exactly nothing, at least not block pop ups... 🚮

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5 minutes ago, jaslion said:

Thing with adblock is that it's just not as good as it's limited by google letting stuff through. Firefox gets around this and thus their adblock addons are great. Firefox is only a little slower than chrome on android and it's worth it to me to not have any popup or adds.

Id at least give this a try but whenever I try downloading "any" extensions on Firefox it does not work because it just doesn't load anything beyond the first few suggestions... (on 60mb connection, it doesn't matter, it just doesn't want to work) 

Ps: chrome is by far the slowest, I only use Samsung, since many years, it's always fastest... 

 

 

But maybe I just have to live with these annoying pop-ups then. :/

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Just now, Mark Kaine said:

Id at least give this a try but whenever I try downloading "any" extensions on Firefox it does not work because it just doesn't load anything beyond the first few suggestions... (on 60mb connection, it doesn't matter it's just doesn't want to work %

Easy workaround for that. Just google the extension and type firefox addon. Boom done there ya go.

 

Is this the built in samsung browser you are using?

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14 minutes ago, jaslion said:

Is this the built in samsung browser you are using?

No. Samsung internet beta from Playstore (its like the regular Samsung browser but faster and some more functions like PiP) 

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Just now, Mark Kaine said:

No. Samsung internet beta from Playstore (its like the regular Samsung browser but faster and some more functions) 

Adblockers have never worked well on the samsung browser hence why you are experiencing the issue. There really isn't anything better than firefox + ublock origin. Even the adblock browser lets adds through due to being payed to do so.

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2 minutes ago, jaslion said:

Adblockers have never worked well on the samsung browser hence why you are experiencing the issue. There really isn't anything better than firefox + ublock origin. Even the adblock browser lets adds through due to being payed to do so.

Ok... I want to block pop ups tho... 

 

I don't get any ads... 

 

 

I get the feeling firefox wouldn't block them either due to them being 'features' (and not ads) apparently there are tons of people who just love to plaster their home screens with useless crap. 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Just now, Mark Kaine said:

Ok... I want to block pop ups tho... 

 

I don't get any ads... 

 

 

I get the feeling firefox wouldn't block them either due to them being 'features' apparently there are tons of people who just love to plaster their home screens with useless crap. 🤷🏼‍♀️

Just try firefox. I do not have any issues with popups or anything with the firefox and ublock combo. Popups are still a sort of ad that is what I'm referring to. Like I use some sketchy ass sites to watch some anime that I can't view otherwise and chrome would basically flood the page with crap that I can't even see the page anymore at certain points and on firefox with ublock it's just the video player and boom that is it nothing stupid going on.

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@jaslion

 

Bonus question, how do I get rid of this? 

 

 

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'save to tabs' I do not want it, I do not want to see it ever, makes the browser by default unusable 😔

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Just now, jaslion said:

Just try firefox. I do not have any issues with popups or anything with the firefox and ublock combo. Popups are still a sort of ad that is what I'm referring to. Like I use some sketchy ass sites to watch some anime that I can't view otherwise and chrome would basically flood the page with crap that I can't even see the page anymore at certain points and on firefox with ublock it's just the video player and boom that is it nothing stupid going on.

Right but I'm strictly speaking about 

 

'do you want to add this (thing of unknown origin) to your home screen?' 

 

And 

 

Privacy pop-ups (which are mandated by EU so there's maybe no way around *that *) 

 

 

But the add to home screen pop-ups are soooo annoying 

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3 minutes ago, Mark Kaine said:

Right but I'm strictly speaking about 

 

'do you want to add this (thing of unknown origin) to your home screen?' 

 

And 

 

Privacy pop-ups (which are mandated by EU so there's maybe no way around *that *) 

 

 

But the add to home screen pop-ups are soooo annoying 

Firefox doesn't have add to homescreen popups. They have an option to turn it on somewhere but it is off by default. The privacy stuff is mandatory cannot be avoided.

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7 minutes ago, Mark Kaine said:

@jaslion

 

Bonus question, how do I get rid of this? 

 

 

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'save to tabs' I do not want it, I do not want to see it ever, makes the browser by default unusable 😔

It's just a homepage? Go to settings and make it be whatever homepage you'd like? Like google or whatever you please? You also can click it away on the x that will appear after you browse for your first website.

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7 minutes ago, jaslion said:

Firefox doesn't have add to homescreen popups. They have an option to turn it on somewhere but it is off by default. The privacy stuff is mandatory cannot be avoided.

 

At least it appears to be an option, that actually works (it's on by default tho which is a bit confusing) 

 

I went to the offending site and 

 

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But this only happened when I clicked on it in settings, so you do get a notification, but not a pop-up... 🤔

 

 

Even tho it's on by default 

 

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🤔🤔

 

Also I already had ublock installed, somehow! 😂

 

 

But the real bummer is Samsung internet doesn't seem to have that option at all, it says "block pop ups" but simply doesn't work... 

 

6 minutes ago, jaslion said:

It's just a homepage? Go to settings and make it be whatever homepage you'd like? Like google or whatever you please? You also can click it away on the x that will appear after you browse for your first website.

Ok tried it, there's no 'x', seems to be a main feature of this browser and no option to disable... 

 

It's everywhere in settings!  🤷🏼‍♀️

 

But, thanks, I learned some things, and I guess I just have to live with annoying add to screen pop ups as Samsung internet is way to convenient and my fastest option otherwise too. 

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