This post is intended for more technically advanced users and meant to provide a detailed description on the HTTPS filtering and why it is essential in Adguard. The thing is, HTTPS is a very serious and sensitive subject, and we want to be as open here as possible.
Why do we feel there's a need to write an article like this? On forums and in users' messages we often see a widespread belief that Adguard for Android is just a tool to block ads on devices that don't have ROOT access. And this is a serious mistake. Adguard is the most advanced way to get rid of ads and tracking on Android, no matter if you have your device rooted or not.
One of the most important drawbacks of modern mobile devices is short battery life. So it's not amusing that many smartphone users pay attention specifically to that. If you are using Adguard on your smartphone and have once looked into the statistics of battery usage, you probably noticed that Adguard is often in the list of programs that consume most of the battery juice. But is it really so? Let's look at the details.
In this article we would like to tell you about one important feature of Adguard for Android. It's a possibility to completely(!) disable filtering for all network connections. At first it may seem strange. What is the point of configuring Adguard so that nothing is filtered? What will it do then? We will try to explain it right away.
One of the most popular questions users ask us - is it possible to block ads in YouTube app on Android? Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to it. In this article we will try to tell everything we know by this moment.