Are you also annoyed of those ads that appear on your screen while you surf the Internet on your Safari on an iPhone? If that is the case, then worry no more as we shall be discussing some best ways to getting rid of those annoying ads on Safari. Well, that is not the case with only Safari web browser but can happen with any web browser and any device you use.
And also, you are not the only one who is facing this situation again and again. Since there are a lot like you, hence, keeping this in mind I have compiled a bunch of things that can be done to block ads on iPhone on Safari. And for this purpose, using an ad blocker is one of the best things that you can do.
Before continuing to discuss about ad blocker, we shall learn a few reasons why blocking ads can be beneficial for you. The same way you can block McAfee pop-ups by navigating to mcafee.com/activate and downloading the pop-up blocker from there.
Reasons why one should block ads
The main is an obvious one meaning that you do not have to see any advertisements, but there are some other reasons as well which may lead one to use ad blockers:
Faster loading of websites: because ads are some additional and unwanted elements on the page that needs to be loaded along with the website loading. This is because, in some ads there is an animation or video causing the websites to load slower than usual.
Provides additional security: there are countless ads on the internet that are used by scammers as vectors for malware. Hence, using an ad blocker removes this biggest fear of getting infected with a malware.
Less data usage: when you disable ads and they do not load on the requested website, it means they will not consume your data as well.
Your battery’s life increases: Downloading of ads on your device requires some sort of energy from it. The same is the case when ads get downloaded on your Safari as well. Hence, to have a longer battery life, you can use an ad blocker.
Steps to block ads on Safari
On Safari, you can easily install a content blocker that lets you block the unwanted content of websites easily. Here’s how you can use it:
- First if all, you need to go to the App Store on your device.
- Search for an Ad blocker and download it.
- Once the app gets installed on your device, open it and follow the set up instructions.
- When the ad blocking abilities are turned on, go to the next step.
- Further, open the Settings app on your iPhone.
- From here, select Safari.
- After this, select ‘Content Blockers’.
- When you see a toggle switch, drag it towards the on position.
The ad blocking is successful now. You can now enjoy a hassle-free web surfing experience along with some benefits listed above. For ad and pop-up blocking on McAfee, head to mcafee.com/activate and learn more about it.