AdAway is a free and open source ad blocker for Android. (by AdAway)

AdAway Alternatives

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Reviews and mentions

Posts with mentions or reviews of AdAway. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-13.
  • Study reveals Android phones constantly snoop on their users (CalyxOS not mentioned) | 2021-10-13
    A popular app for VPN-based blocking is AdAway (F-Droid). Additional lists can be found on A good one is StevenBlack's hostlist. Be mindful about overblocking, as too many lists can hinder your system from working correctly.
  • Anyway to block Youtube or Facebook inapp Ads? | 2021-10-10
    AdAway can run in a VPN mode on non-rooted devices and can block in-app ads.
  • [Help]AdAway can't find my rooted phone. | 2021-09-29
    This issue from GitHub has some workarounds for fixing the issue. Try if one of those work.
  • They don't stop coming
    However there are alternatives: Blokada AdAway
  • vent post | 2021-09-07
    There are system-level adblocker apps that will let you do that, but your device needs to be rooted for them to work. e.g. Adaway
  • A internet está cada vez mais "user-enemy" e isso é triste demais. | 2021-09-02
  • I’m a recovering alcoholic, Reddit won’t let me mute/delete alcohol adds from my feed. Twitter will.
    Google Play's ToS doesn't allow ad-blockers so you need to download it elsewhere.
  • Everything you need to know before GW3 | 2021-08-27
    AdGuard, Adaway, Blokada (and many more)
  • Blokada vs Energized Magisk Module
    Another option:
  • ⟳ 10 apps added, 74 updated at
    AdAway (version 5.8.0): A free and Open Source ad blocker for Android.
  • Which app controls the Google ads I see in games and apps?
    But if you want to block ads globally try using the AdGuard DNS (recommended) or AdAway / AdGuard App.
  • As we approach a likely MOASS, I fear a cyber attack could be used to combat the squeeze. | 2021-08-13
    Android General: Adaway
  • "Ψήνεσαι για burger n chill?" Αυτή η αηδία παίζει σε ΚΑΘΕ βίντεο όταν ανοίγω youtube από κινητό. Δε νομίζω να εχω σιχαθεί περισσότερο μια διαφήμιση | 2021-08-10
  • Root apps fro android 11?
    AdAway for blocking ads system-wide.


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AdAway/AdAway is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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