Adblock Safari - why you need it and how to install it

Advertising is an integral part of the Internet, and this is unlikely to change in the coming years. However, this situation

matters does not prevent users from looking for ways to get rid of annoying banners and advertisements. In this article we will tell you how to make websites cleaner if you use Safari.

First of all, we note that it is advertising that givesus the opportunity to receive a huge amount of content for free. Viewing an ad unit allows you to support the author’s ruble of an interesting video or text and thus express your gratitude for his work.

We are grateful to readers who disable the adblock on!

What is Adblock Safari

Adblock is a special application.or a browser extension that removes most banner ads from sites — including full-page pop-up ads and autoplay video. At the same time sites look more decently, without colorful blocks from all sides, and the load on the CPU decreases. That is, the adblock also improves the speed of the computer or phone.

How to install Adblock for Safari: Mac

Method 1

  1. Download the free Adblock Plus app from the Mac App Store.
  2. Launch it and click on the buttonLaunch Safari Preferencesto go to browser settings.
  3. In the window that opens, check the boxes next toABPAndABP Control Panelto activate the extension.
  4. Done!

You will see that a new adblock icon has appeared on the toolbar of your Safari. By clicking on it, you can enable or disable ad blocking for the site you are on.


Method 2

If you are looking for something more than justAdblock for Safari, pay attention to AdGuard for Mac. This program is positioned as an ad blocker for macOS. This implies that by installing one application, you get rid of advertising in all browsers (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, etc.) and in any macOS-applications. AdGuard also performs the role of antivirus, blocking potentially malicious sites. Finally, the last important feature of this software is antitracking. Any counters and tracking tools will be blocked, so you can be sure about the privacy of your actions on the Internet.


  1. Go to the official AdGuard page and click on the buttonDownload. The site will automatically determine that you have a Mac, and you will receive a DMG file. The program is also available for Windows, Android and iOS.
  2. Run the downloaded file and double click on the green icon.
  3. ClickOpento run the installer.
  4. Read the terms of the license agreement and clickTo installto accept them.
  5. In the next step, you will need to enter an administrator username and password to allow the program to create a system extension.
  6. The extension is installed, but is currently blocked. To use it, openSystem settings. Click the lock icon at the bottom and enter the administrator password to make settings. Next, click on the buttonAllow.

Done! Now you can use AdGuard to block all test and video ads on your computer.

How to install Adblock for Safari: iPhone

If you are interested in ad blocking inmobile version of the Apple browser, Adblock Plus will also help here. Safari on iPhone supports the ability to block content starting with iOS 9, so you can install adblock only on iPhone 5s and older.

  1. Download the Adblock Plus app on the App Store (for free) and launch it.
  2. Read the instructions and click Clear.
  3. Open the Settings app and go to the Safari tab > Content blocking rules.
  4. Move the slider near Adblock Plus to the active position. Wait 10 seconds and the adblock will start working.
  5. To configure the adblock, open the application again and click on the settings icon at the bottom of the screen.

Note that the Adblock Safari iOS settings inThe mobile version is smaller than on the poppy. Here you can only enable / disable advertisements (display unobtrusive ad units) and edit the list of allowed domains. However, most users do not need more fine-tuning when it comes to the mobile browser.

Important: although Adblock Plus removes ad units on websites and advertisements in video well, it does not always cope with pop-up ads. Nevertheless, this application remains the most convenient and optimized among Adblock for iOS.