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This article is about AdGuard for Safari, which safeguards only your Safari browser. To protect your entire device, download the AdGuard app

How to install AdGuard for Safari

AdGuard for Safari is a free app presented on the App Store. To install it on your device, do the following.

  1. Open the App Store and find the needed extension there.

    AdGuard for Safari on the App Store

  2. Press GetInstallOpen.

  3. To set up AdGuard for Safari, enable the AdGuard extensions in the Safari settings. In a notification, click Fix it. In an opened window, check the boxes next to AdGuard extensions.

    Notification: Some extensions are disabled

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    Not all extensions are required for AdGuard for Safari to function correctly. For instance, checking the Icon extension enables the icon next to the search bar. However, we recommend enabling all of them.

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![Extensions checked](https://cdn.adtidy.org/content/Kb/ad_blocker/safari/adguard-for-safari-extensions-checked.png)
  1. To make AdGuard take effects on websites, the Content Blockers setting must be enabled. You can either enable for all websites or select the ones you want.

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    This step is needed for iOS 9.0 and later, macOS 10.11 with Safari 10, and macOS 10.12 and later.

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On macOS, click PreferenceWebsitesContent Blockers. If you want to enable AdGuard on every website, turn When visiting other websites to On.

![Mac Safari Content Blocker Setting](https://i0.imgs.ovh/2023/10/26/Fmc9U.png)

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On iOS, go SettingsSafariContent Blockers, and set the option to Yes.

![iOS Safari Content Blocker Setting](https://i0.imgs.ovh/2023/10/26/FmgM0.jpeg)

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After you complete steps 1-4, AdGuard for Safari will start functioning. You can now configure its settings.

How to uninstall AdGuard for Safari

To uninstall AdGuard for Safari, do the following:

  1. Quit the app.

  2. Open Safari preferences.

  3. Choose the Extensions tab. You will see a list of extensions, AdGuard has eight.

  4. Uncheck all checkboxes and press Uninstall below any of them.

    Extensions checked

    At this point, you will see a notification:

    Notification: uninstall AdGuard for Safari

  5. Press Show in Finder and move the application to the bin.

    AdGuard for Safari will be removed from your device.