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Details: AdAway

market download AdAway
Attention: DEVICE MUST BE ROOTED FOR THIS APPLICATION

Description
AdAway is an open source ad blocker for Android using the hosts file.

To all users with Galaxy Note Android 4 stock rom:
The stock rom ships with a broken toolbox, which prevents AdAway from working.

Requirements
? ROOT
? Read/Write access on system partition

Problems
? Information can be found in in-app Help screen.
? If you have other problems please report them in the issue tracker on http://code.google.com/p/ad-away/issues

Website with Source code and Issue Tracker
http://code.google.com/p/ad-away

Translations
Help translate AdAway on https://www.transifex.net/projects/p/adaway

Donate
You can donate money to support the development in-app.

License
GPLv3

Permissions
? Root access: To write hosts file to system partition
? Internet access: To download hosts files
? Modify/delete SD card content: To export lists to SD card
? Wakelock: Wake up phone when AdAway updates in background
? Google Play Billing: To donate via Google Play Store

Keywords
adblock, adblocker, ad blocker, advertisments, advertisment blocker

Open source alternative to
adfree, ad free, AdBlocker, AD blocker, MyInternetSecurity Pro

Recent changes:
Please report bugs on the following website instead of writing bad reviews:
http://code.google.com/p/ad-away/issues

2.2
* Introduce SUPERUSER permission for new Superuser app
* Allow backups of AdAway (for Carbon)
* Logo reworked thanks to Alin ?o?ea-Radu

2.1
* Allow whitelist entries from hosts sources if enabled in preferences
- Fixed missing menu entry for hosts sources on tablets
- Webserver on boot should work more reliable
- Webserver should not be killed on low memory

Content rating: Everyone

Author: Dominik Sch?rmann
Version: 2.2
Market link: org.adaway
Web site: http://code.google.com/p/ad-away/



Source code:
Code license:
Market downloads: >250,000
Market rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Category: Top:/Applications/Tools


Added: 2012-03-01
Updated: 2013-03-10
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