How to Remove AdBlock from Browsers
No one likes annoying advertisements and AdBlock saves you from them, but are there times when having AdBlock isn’t your best bet?
The AdBlock extension stops advertisements from showing up on websites. More websites, however, are asking you to disable your ad blocker before you can see the site.
There’s also the argument that AdBlock cuts into websites’ revenue streams, forcing online companies to get more clever making ads that AdBlock won’t detect.
How to remove AdBlock from Browsers:
How to remove AdBlock From Firefox
Here are the steps to disable AdBlock on the Firefox browser.
Step 1: Open the Firefox menu in the upper right corner and click on “Add-ons.”
Step 2: Go to the Extensions tab, which includes add-ons.
Step 3: Find the ad blocker you want to remove and click Remove. You may also be able to select Disable to temporarily turn it off.
Step 4: You may need to quit the browser and re-open before the ad blocker turns off.
How to remove AdBlock From Google Chrome
Do you use Google Chrome? Try these steps.
Step 1: Click on Settings in Chrome’s menu.
Step 2: Go to Extensions to find the ad-blocking extension.
Step 3: Click the trash icon next to the extension.
Step 4: Click Remove when prompted.
How to remove AdBlock From Internet Explorer
Users of Internet Explorer have to use a different method to disable ad blockers.
Step 1: Go to the Start menu and search for Add or Remove Programs after closing all Internet Explorer windows. You must do this from the Windows Control Panel, not from the browser app.
Step 2: Find the ad blocker and click Uninstall next to it. You can use the search bar to search for the extension by its name.
Step 3: When prompted, click on Yes to complete the process.
How to remove AdBlock From Safari
Users of Safari browsers need to open up their Safari browser and follow these steps.
Step 1: Look for Safari in the menu bar of the browser and click on Preferences.
Step 2: Once Preferences are open, click on Extensions.
Step 3: Look through the Extensions until you see AdBlock or whatever ad blocker you use.
Step 4: Click on AdBlock.
Step 5: You will see an On/Off button in Preferences. Click it to Off to temporarily disable AdBlocker.
Step 6: If you want to re-enable it in the future, toggle the button back to On.
How to remove AdBlock From Smartphones (Android/iphone/ipad)
The above instructions are for desktop computers. When it comes to smartphones, it’s often up to the owner of the phone to download ad blocker software. If you downloaded an ad blocker program, find the program and disable it.
Ads are often seen as a necessary evil to cover the costs of the services being given you. Because of advertisements, you have more access to free software. For that reason, smartphone program developers do not make it as easy to block ads.
If you have installed ad blocker software, read the instructions to see if there is a way to temporarily turn it off. Otherwise delete the program.