AdGuard for Windows is not just another ad blocker, it is a multipurpose tool that combines all necessary features for the best web experience. It blocks ads and dangerous websites, speeds up page loading and protects your children when they are online.
Unlike other ad blockers, AdGuard is designed with macOS specifics in mind. It not only provides defense against ads in Safari and other browsers, but it also protects you from tracking, phishing, and fraud.
AdGuard for Android is an ideal solution for Android mobile devices. In contrast to other ad blockers, AdGuard doesn't require root access and it provides a broad spectrum of features: filtering in apps, apps management and much more.
The most advanced blocker for Safari: it blocks all ads and counters, speeds up page-loading and it protects your personal data. More than 50 filters are available, which means you can adjust the filtering according to your preference.
AdGuard is the fastest and most lightweight ad blocking extension that effectively blocks all types of ads on all web pages! Choose AdGuard for the browser you use and get ad-free, fast and safe browsing.
Ad blocking extensions for Safari are having hard time since Apple started to force everyone to use the new SDK. AdGuard extension is supposed to bring back the high quality ad blocking back to Safari.
AdGuard Home is a network-wide software for blocking ads & tracking. After you set it up, it’ll cover ALL your home devices, and you don’t need any client-side software for that. With the rise of Internet-Of-Things and connected devices, it becomes more and more important to be able to control your whole network.
AdGuard DNS is a foolproof way to block Internet ads that does not require installing any applications. It is easy to use, absolutely free, easily set up on any device, and provides you with minimal necessary functions to block ads, counters, malicious websites, and adult content.
AdGuard Content Blocker will eliminate all kinds of ads in mobile browsers that support content blocker technology — namely, Samsung Internet and Yandex.Browser. While being more limited than AdGuard for Android, it is free, easy to install and still provides high ad blocking quality.
There's been a lot of hype lately around so-called web or internet accelerators. They are supposed to increase the speed of 3G modems by fine-tuning Windows network settings.
Are these "MTU-optimizing" web accelerators really efficient?
To start off, the key technical parameters of the TCP/IP protocol, such as MTU and TTL, are very close to optimal by default. Secondly, virtually no web accelerator provide meaningful details about their work. The user only sees a nice interface that tells him that "The Internet is now much faster". Finally, most of these programs come from unknown sources. The result is predictable - the actual effect of using all kinds of "web accelerators" does not meet user's expectations. It's quite obvious that the connection speed is primarily determined by two factors: the quality of connection provided by a modem and limitations on the ISP's end that the user cannot control.
Are there other ways to speed up page loading and save traffic? Yes. You need to lower the quality or amount of downloaded content.
Increased speed thanks to image compression
Images and Flash components account for the larger part of typical web browsing traffic. The idea is to lower the quality of images, thus effectively reducing their size. The Turbo mode of the Opera browser is a good example that utilizes this idea. According to Opera Software, it reduces the amount of source traffic by 80%, which results in a 5-fold reduction of the average page load time.
Good news for all Adguard users: starting from version 6.0, image compression will be available to all our users. It means that you will be able to use it in any browser.
Internet acceleration through ad blocking
Most sites contain banners, popups and other fairly useless elements that you can remove without affecting the original content and saving from 10% to 40% of traffic. This becomes possible with the help of special programs that remove ads from web pages. We recommend using Adguard, which works in all browsers.
The most efficient methods of web traffic optimization are ad blocking and the use of image compression tools. Apparently, using both of these techniques will produce the best effect. It's also clear that an ad blocker and an image compression tool may be called Internet accelerators. And if a user relies on a modem connection, we can also call it a modem accelerator, more or less. However, we shouldn't forget that none of such programs is a true accelerator - you can't make the Internet faster (physically), but you can optimize web content you load.
Total app rating
makes internet tolerable
Im in loved with this app. Very reliable.❤️
AdGuard has protected me well!!
This blocks all of the ads and redirect ads that others could not. By redirect ads I mean when you are viewing something and your browser makes you open a page full of viruses and its nearly impossible to close the page due to all the pop ups. This1
if you ever need an ad blocker, you won't find a better than this one
It’s only 5 star
Excellent, useful app. Doesn't take a lot space. Keep it up.
It works pretty well on websites but recently there has been inappropriate pop-up ads that were prevented before with this app.
Excellent content blocker. 😎👍🏾
The best ad blocker available for the Samsung Brower app, the default filters work great but I also suggest you add the "Mobile Annoyances" filter to the list. With these 5 filters enabled I've found my browsing experience to be a pleasant affair. A1
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You can install AdGuard for Android only manually. Google prohibits distribution of network-level ad blockers via Google Play, i.e. apps that block commercials in other apps. You will find more information about Google restrictive policy in our blog.
To use the app on your mobile device, you will need to do the following.
First of all, allow installing apps from unknown sources in your device’s OS settings. For this you will need to:
For Android 8 or newer: tap on the downloaded AdGuard APK file and then on Install. If installation from your browser is not allowed, you will see a screen informing you about it. From this screen tap on Settings → Allow from this source → Back → Install.
Instruction for old Android versions
For Android 7: give the browser access to the repository. Then agree to download APK format. Open the downloaded file and install AdGuard.
For Android 6: open Settings, then select Additional settings in System & Device. Switch on Unknown sources and press OK in the system warning window.
(Please note that the path towards these settings may differ depending on a device).
For Android 5: open Settings, then select Security in the Personal section. Switch on Unknown sources and press OK in the system warning window.
You can now install the app on your device. You will see the request to save the downloaded file. Press OK.
When the download is complete, the system will ask you if you want to install the AdGuard app. Press Install.
Wait for the installation to complete and press Done.
AdGuard is now installed on your device. You can launch the app by pressing its icon in the list of installed apps.