Any ad block options for web?

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    Do any browsers on the iPad offer ad blocking for we pages?
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    In Safari you can enable a pop up blocker, but that's as far as Safari goes. You can enable this in 'Settings', 'Safari'...

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    Both Atomic Browser and iCab Mobile have ad blocking. I don't use them enough to vouch for how well they work.
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    How do you get to the settings for safari on the iPad?
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    Settings app on home screen then safari tab.

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    Thank you!
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    I use Atomic and it has a very basic adblocking filter set - you can add more, but it's one at a time. I wish it could import the adblock plus easylist, but I haven't been able to find a way.

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    What do you all suggest for adware/spyware removal or prevention on the ipad3? I just started using mine, wondered about Adblock too.
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    I have the same question.Is there anybody can help us?
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    Hello

    Instead of creating another thread, I figured I'd piggy-back on that one from 2012.

    A friend who has an iPad is looking for a better alternative to AdBlock to remove ads on web pages. I assume he connects through wifi and uses that AdBlock:

    https://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/adblock-for-ios-must-have/id537774578

    I don't have Apple products so can't test on my own, so I was wondering if experienced users could recommend a solution, either open-source, freeware, or commercial.

    Thank you.
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    Try app called Weblock. i am hardly ever troubled with ad popups using this app. Highly configurable.
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    Thanks, I'll install it on my friend's iPad.

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