ELI5: How do people block these spamming ads in kids games on iPad without paying for any service?

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    uBlock Origin - An efficient blocker for Chromium and Firefox. Fast and lean.

    It's simple to block ads on your browser with uBlock Origin, but things get more complicated on other devices; To display ads, your phone, Smart TV or wathever else has to fetch them from a server somewhere on the internet, and they need to rely on your DNS provider to know where that server is. Normally, your DNS provider is your Internet provider, but you can change that to something else like Adguard or Pi-Hole, both block connections to ad servers, so your devices cannot reach them and display ads to you.

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    A black hole for Internet advertisements

    You can use a DNS sinkhole like Pi-Hole or a DNS server like Adguard DNS to block these ads.

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