I still see ads in Safari on iOS

Follow the suggestions below if you still see ads after installing Adblock Plus on your iOS device.


Adblock Plus for Safari on iOS is only able to block ads in the Safari browser and not in other app. This means you have to use the Safari browser to visit websites.

Make sure Adblock Plus is turned on

  1. Open the Adblock Plus for iOS app.
  2. Check that the Block ads option is turned on.


Make sure the website is not allowlisted

  1. Open the Adblock Plus for iOS app.
  2. Tap the Exceptions option.
  3. Tap Allowlisted Websites.
  4. If a website that you do not want to view ads on is listed below Allowlisted Websites, tap on it and select Delete. Alternatively, you can swipe left to delete a website from the list.
  5. Close the app.

Turn off Acceptable Ads

Some nonintrusive ads are displayed by default. If you do not want to see these ads, this feature must be turned off. Please note that by turning off Acceptable Ads, website owners and content creators that abide by the Acceptable Ads criteria will lose ad revenue.

iOS Safari

  1. Open the Adblock Plus for iOS app.
  2. Tap the Exceptions option.
  3. Turn off the Acceptable Ads option.
  4. Close the app.

But I still see ads!

If you tried everything above but still see ads, there might be an issue with the filter(s). You can reach out to us via email and we'll try to help out!

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