The ‘Advanced adblocking rules’ Feature is a Beta Feature you can activate if you tap Ad blocking / Ad blocking settings / Advanced adblocking rules. By enabling this feature you get access to a very powerful additional option to block or allow many domains at once.
You can add an entry to Ad blocking / Blocked Hosts or Allowed Hosts. An entry needs to look like one of the following examples:
- You can use an Asterisk (*) to block all subdomains of a domain.
This will block all requests ending with
.example.com. This means a domain like
news.example.comwouldn’t be accessed anymore.
- A request like
news.123example.comwould still be accessed when using
.example.com. If you want to block that domain as well, you simply set
*example.comas rule in Blocked Hosts.
- You cannot block a top-level domain. E.g.:
*.com. This won’t be allowed by the app.
If you are using this feature, please tell us why you are using it in the comments.
Please note, that you can enable only one BETA feature at the same time at the moment. Either Advanced Adblocking rules or Smart List.