How To: Block Unwanted Ads on an iPad/iPhone—No Jailbreak Required

Block Unwanted Ads on an iPad/iPhone—No Jailbreak Required

Hi all, in this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to block and delete unwanted adds (even those in apps, videos or music stream) without having to install an application or jailbreaking your iOS device.

To do so, we're going to use a free service called speedmeup.

Step 1: Go to "Settings"

On your iOS device click on the "Settings" button.

Step 2: Choose Your Wifi Network

In the "Wi-Fi" section, find the name of the wifi network you are using and click the blue arrow situated on the right.

Step 3: Switch on Proxy Mode

At the very bottom of the screen, under the "HTTP Proxy" sub menu, switch to "Auto" mode.

Step 4: Enter Speedmeup's URL

In the form input, enter exactly the following URL: http://ipad.speedmeup.net.

Step 5: Test That Everything Is Running Smoothly

Go to the diagnostic page and test if the configuration of SpeedMeUp is working.

If everything has been properly setup, you will read a message saying so. If not, double check that you have not misspelled the URL in step 4.

Step 6: Enjoy Ad Free Browsing

7 Comments

Too bad this does not work with iPod touch.

It did the trick with my Iphone 6+ (jailbreaked) though. Nice.

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Works great thanks for the info.

Completed steps 1 to 4 successfully but step 5 confuses me, Is it the diagnostic usage section that you test to see if all is working. did that, not sure if or how the speedmeup configuration is showing up. Please advice as the adds are very full on and I want to be rid of them.

Very good job thank you very much

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