How To Root Android & Stop Ads In Android

Advertising is one of the most bothersome issues that can be found on the Android operating system. Android users always try to stop advertising since it interrupts almost all of their smartphone tasks. Here, you will be able to get to know how to stop advertising on Android and get a better Android experience than now. As Google uses the advertising as a revenue source it is hard to have advertising-free Android officially. However, let’s get to know a successful way to avoid advertising on Android using Adaway app. This is a root app and you need to have root access first to use it on your Android




How To Root Android


Technically, every Android device is different although they use the same Android operating system. So, it is hard to point out a specific rooting method at once without getting to know Android version, device model and other related technical issues. But Currently, Magisk for Android 4.2+ and CF-Auto-Root for Samsung Galaxy smartphone are being used highly for rooting purposes. If you are using a Samsung Galaxy smartphone check How to Root Android (Samsung Galaxy/Note Complete Guide) to get to know about CF-Auto-root




Adaway


AdAway app is actively developed by Bruce Bujon (@PerfectSlayer) and Daniel Mönch (@Vankog) which was originally developed by Dominik Schürmann (@dschuermann). The app has been designed as open-source software to block ads on Android using host files. Technically, it fetches the advertising network addresses and block them on your device. Host files are located in /system/etc/hosts and that maps hostnames to IP addresses. You can block the unwanted hostnames by adding them to your list under the main menu of Adaway app. Then, all the unwanted hostnames are redirected to specific IP address and no longer advertising on your device from appointed advertising network




Download Adaway


Previously, Adaway was available in the Google Play store and now it is banned from it due to Violation of section 4.4 of the Developer Distribution Agreement. So, you need to visit the official site of Adaway to download the app






Compatibility


Your device must be running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or above and it must be rooted properly to install Adaway app on it. The app is available in 63 languages including Turkish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, Russian, Spanish and more.




Final Word


Makes sure to have root access before use the app and you can have more details about the app on GitHub and the official Adaway website.

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