Blokada: Changelog

This is the changelog for releases from the year 2022 onward. Please check the menu on the side to navigate. For older releases, check the changelog archive.

Blokada 6 for Android

Note: There’ve been some confusing changes with app naming that we have rolled back. Currently there is Blokada 6 and Blokada 5 developed concurrently, and you are free to choose or switch between them. Learn more here.

Blokada 6 for Android v22.3.8 (September, 2022)

  • Fix executing background actions like Quick Settings toggle
  • Fix keyboard overlapping the support chat window
  • Updated Blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada 6 for Android v22.3.7 (August, 2022)

  • Slight change to the versioning scheme (keep in sync with Apple requirements)
  • Add support for new device tags (needed for the upcoming features)
  • Updated Blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada 6 for Android v22Q3A (July, 2022)

  • Improvements to connectivity detection and retry
  • Updated translations
  • Updated Blocklists

Blokada 5 for Android

Blokada 5 for Android v22.3.8 (September, 2022)

  • Fix executing background actions like Quick Settings toggle
  • Fix keyboard overlapping the support chat window
  • Fix unnecessary “Private DNS set” warning dialog
  • Updated Blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada 5 for Android v22.3.7 (August, 2022)

  • Slight change to the versioning scheme (keep in sync with Apple requirements)
  • Updated Blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada 5 for Android v22Q3F (July, 2022)

  • Fix QuickSettings Toggle / Notification turn on-off behavior
  • Fix freeze on start on some devices

Blokada 5 for Android v22Q3D (July, 2022)

  • Fix search misbehaviour in Activity screen
  • Fix Networks screen perms onboarding flow
  • Minor bugfixes from beta testing

Blokada 5 for Android v22Q3B (July, 2022)

  • Fix updating from 5.21 (no uninstall required, keeps settings)
  • Fix misreporting connectivity problem while there is none
  • Add more clear information when Private DNS is misconfigured causing connectivity problems
  • Fix strange date formatting in Settings tab
  • Fix QuickSettings toggle
  • Update translations

Blokada 5 for Android v22Q3A (July, 2022)

  • The first release with the new versioning scheme
  • Merge codebase from Blokada 6 (now single codebase for easier bugfixing)
  • Updated translations
  • Updated Blocklists
  • Minimum Android API level 28 (requires Android 9 or newer)

Blokada for Android v5.21 (April, 2022)

  • New professional translation for German
  • Updated Blocklists
  • New DNS server AhaDNS
  • Updated IPs of some other DNS servers

Blokada for Android v5.20 (February, 2022)

  • Added new VPN locations for Blokada Plus: Madrid, Milan, Sofia
  • Targets Android API 30 (a Google Playstore requirement)
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada 6 for iOS

Blokada 6 for iOS v22.3.7 (August, 2022)

  • Slight change to the versioning scheme (keep in sync with Apple requirements)
  • Add support for new device tags (needed for the upcoming features)
  • Updated Blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada 6 for iOS v6.4 (May, 2022)

  • The Activity screen will now display which blocklist is responsible for a given action when tapped on blocked entry
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada 6 for iOS v6.2 (February, 2022)

  • Major UI rework with significant improvements
  • Full iPad support, portrait and landscape, as well as split screen configurations
  • Improvements to the Activity log (ability to see activity from other Cloud devices)
  • Further visual improvements for better UX
  • Added new VPN locations for Blokada Plus: Madrid, Milan, Sofia
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations
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Blokada 4.9 released (and Blokada 4 to Blokada 5 migration)
Blokada 5 for Android is now stable
New locations: Madrid, Milan, Sofia
Blokada for Android v4.8 released
Blokada for Android v4.7 released
Blokada for Android: What's new?
Blokada Slim for Android: What's new?
Blokada 5 Slim for Android available on Google Play
Blokada ignores DHCP-supplied DNS server
Blokada 5.6 released
Blokada 5.8 now stable
Blokada 5.7 for Android released
A new VPN location & Blokada 5.2 update
Updates: Blokada 5.3 for Android & iOS, Blokada 4.8.5 for Android
Blokada 5.14 now stable
New release! Blokada v22.3.8
CNAME blocking with Blokada
Blokada 5 for Android: Beta (finished)
Blokada 5.9 for Android now in beta
Blokada 5.11 for Android is now stable
Blokada DNS available for everyone (Blokada 5.4 update)
New location (Singapore), Blokada 5.18 in beta
Blokada 5.19 now in beta & fresh TestFlight beta for iOS
Blokada 5.14 beta and 4.14 stable
Blokada 5.15 and 4.15 stable
Blokada 5.11 for Android now in beta
Blokada 5.20 for Android & Blokada 6.2 for iOS
Blokada 5.21 for Android stable
Update changelog to every push update
Important beta releases: Blokada Cloud, Blokada 5.17 for Android
Blokada v6.2: The Official Blokada on Play Store
Blokada 5.13 now in beta
Blokada 5 for Android v5.12 is out
Blokada 5.13 now stable
New location (Sydney), and maintenance updates for all platforms
Blokada 5.21 for Android Beta
Blokada v6.4 for iOS (stable)
Blokada 5.8 for Android now in beta
Can't upgrade to v5 until I can use local DNS
Blokada 5.5 released
Version Numbering of Blokada
Blokada (5&6) v22.3.7
Cannot Access Internet When Blokada 4.8.4's Custom DNS Setting is Active on Android Phone with T-Mobile Wireless Data Connection
Blokada: Changelog Archive (before 2022)
Blokada 5.18 is stable now
Blokada 5.16 stable
Blokada 5.16 now in beta
Blokada 5 vs Blokada 6
Blokada 5.15 now in beta
Blokada 5.7 in beta, Blokada 4.10 released

Where can I find the newest version of Blokada 5 (22.3.8)?

It seems the update is still not available on Play Store. Any reason for this?

Yes it’s still in review by Google. It usually takes a few days at least.

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