Blokada: Changelog

This is the changelog for releases from the year 2021 onward. Please check the menu on the side to navigate. For older releases, check the changelog archive.

Blokada 5 for Android

Blokada for Android v5.19 (in Beta)

  • Add blocklist: Cyber Threat Coalition
  • Fix a bug with Singapore flag in Locations screen
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.18 (October, 2021)

  • Fix a bug with IPv6 gateway IP misuse
  • Fix a bug effecting in creation of several accounts for new user case
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.17 (September, 2021)

  • A major rewrite of the network detection code
  • Show active DNS IPs for Network DNS (in Home details screen)
  • Add a basic icon distinction in Activity screen for color blind
  • Minor improvements to logging (can mark log from menu)
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.16 (August, 2021)

  • Add basic Tasker integration
  • Add whitelisted apps from tickets #878 #885
  • More work for mobile-to-wifi transition network misdetection in some scenarios
  • Add a switch in settings for enabling network ping on network change
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.15 (August, 2021)

  • Add support for DoH configurations of Cloudflare DNS for Families (by xopez)
  • Add Extra configuration of OISD blocklist
  • Add ping information in Home Screen “x ads blocked” detail screen
  • Fix mobile-to-wifi transition network misdetection in some scenarios
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.14 (July, 2021)

  • Add d3Host blocklist
  • Add wildcard blocklist options for 1Hosts
  • Updates to CPBL blocklist
  • Improve WiFi and mobile network detection on various devices
  • Fix a problem with parsing wildcard lists
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.13 (June, 2021)

  • Add blocklist: 1Hosts
  • Fix an issue with some IPv6 networks that would cause battery drain
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.12 (May, 2021)

  • Auto clean network lists from unconfigured networks
  • Changes to droid flavor based on F-Droid requests
  • Bypass Threema HMS builds as well (by dbrgn)
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.11.1 (April, 2021)

  • Fix for re-downloading blocklists
  • Added support for OISD ABP syntax for wildcards
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.11 (March, 2021)

  • Introduce wildcard support for blocklists (learn more)
  • Change default blocklist to wildcard version of OISD
  • Auto download (refresh) active blocklists (every 2-3 days)
  • Networks: allow to force Libre mode on specific networks
  • Add new blocklist: hBlock (learn more)
  • Add new blocklist: Combined Privacy Block Lists (learn more)
  • Add new blocklist: Dan Pollock’s Hosts (learn more)
  • Add new DNS: Dismail
  • Remove BlahDNS
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.10 (February, 2021)

  • Change default DNS back to Cloudflare (learn more)
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.9 (February, 2021)

  • Change built-in default blocklist to OISD
  • Add new blocklist: The Block List Project (learn more)
  • Add new blocklist: Spam404 (learn more)
  • Remove OpenNIC DNS servers
  • Fix battery drain in some situations (PLForwarder issue)
  • Fix bug with network ID detection
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.8 (February, 2021)

  • Improvements to the Networks feature
  • Faster reloading configuration change
  • Updated OISD list to use the no-wildcard version
  • Add Swedish translation
  • Fix some blocklist links
  • Improve the contrast on some icons
  • Never backup network names
  • Remove OpenNIC dns servers from the list
  • Improve account restore input
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v5.7 (January, 2021)

  • Implement Networks feature (beta)
  • Keep Alive “on” by default
  • Add a new status information screen when tapping on the ads counter
  • Smaller entries in Apps screen to fit more content
  • Add country flags to Location select screen
  • Changed log filename to “blokada5.log.txt” for sharing compatibility
  • Attempt to fix the “forwarder limit reached” bug
  • Add a screen to see locations before subscribing to Plus
  • Improve the Plus expiration dialog window
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations
  • Change source code license to MPLv2

Blokada 5 for iOS

Blokada for iOS v5.18 (October, 2021)

  • Fix a bug with IPv6 gateway IP misuse
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for iOS v5.14 (July, 2021)

  • Add d3Host blocklist
  • Updates to CPBL blocklist
  • Includes changes from 5.13 that was not released

Blokada for iOS v5.13 (skipped)

  • Add blocklist: 1Hosts
  • Add blocklist: URLHaus
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for iOS v5.10.1 (March, 2021)

  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for iOS v5.10 (February, 2021)

  • Change default DNS back to Cloudflare (learn more)
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for iOS v5.9 (February, 2021)

  • Change built-in default blocklist to OISD
  • Add new blocklist: The Block List Project (learn more)
  • Add new blocklist: Spam404 (learn more)
  • Remove OpenNIC DNS servers
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for iOS v5.8 (February, 2021)

  • Use Blokada DNS as default
  • Remove OpenNIC dns servers from the list
  • Improve account restore input
  • Fix a problem with sharing log or the counter
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for iOS v5.7 (January, 2021)

  • Add country flags in the Locations screen
  • Add Swedish translation
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations
  • Change source code license to MPLv2

Blokada 4 for Android

Blokada for Android v4.15 (August, 2021)

  • Fix a problem VPN network marked as “metered”
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v4.14 (June, 2021)

  • Add d3Host blocklist
  • Add blocklist: 1Hosts
  • Add blocklist: URLHaus
  • Updates to CPBL blocklist
  • Fix a problem with parsing wildcard lists
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada for Android v4.12 (April, 2021)

  • Add new blocklist: hBlock (learn more)
  • Add new blocklist: Combined Privacy Block Lists (learn more)
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada v4.11 (February, 2021)

  • Change built-in default blocklist to OISD
  • Add new blocklist: The Block List Project (learn more)
  • Add new blocklist: Spam404 (learn more)
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada v4.10 (January, 2021)

  • Add blocklist: OISD (learn more)
  • Add blocklist: Developer Dan’s Hosts (learn more)
  • Updated blocklists
  • Updated translations

Blokada Slim

Blokada 5 Slim updates follow the same changelog as Blokada 5 for Android.

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Blokada 4.9 released (and Blokada 4 to Blokada 5 migration)
Blokada: Changelog Archive (before 2021)
Blokada 5 for Android is now stable
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
A new VPN location & Blokada 5.2 update
Blokada 5.6 released
Blokada 5.8 now stable
Updates: Blokada 5.3 for Android & iOS, Blokada 4.8.5 for Android
Blokada 5.11 for Android is now stable
CNAME blocking with Blokada
Blokada 5 for Android: Beta (finished)
Blokada 5.7 for Android released
Blokada DNS available for everyone (Blokada 5.4 update)
Blokada ignores DHCP-supplied DNS server
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 5.14 now stable
Update changelog to every push update
New location (Singapore), Blokada 5.18 in beta
Blokada 5.15 now in beta
Blokada 5.13 now in beta
Blokada 5 for Android v5.12 is out
Blokada 5.11 for Android now in beta
Blokada 5.13 now stable
New location (Sydney), and maintenance updates for all platforms
Blokada 5.9 for Android now in beta
Blokada 5.8 for Android now in beta
Can't upgrade to v5 until I can use local DNS
Blokada 5.7 in beta, Blokada 4.10 released
Blokada 5.5 released
Cannot Access Internet When Blokada 4.8.4's Custom DNS Setting is Active on Android Phone with T-Mobile Wireless Data Connection
Blokada 5.16 stable
Important beta releases: Blokada Cloud, Blokada 5.17 for Android
Blokada 5.18 is stable now
Blokada 5.16 now in beta