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I have a non-rooted Android phone and would like to use both a Firewall and an Adblocker at the same time. How can I do this?

I could only find Firewalls and Adblockers for non-rooted phones that use use VPN with only one VPN connection being allowed.

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    You can use adguard for this purpose which has the capability of both a firewall and an adblocker. It sets up a local vpn for non rooted phones. It also has a proxy mode. ( maybe inorder to use with other vpns) – Nikhil Alex George Feb 19 '17 at 12:04
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    @NikhilAlexGeorge Why not make that an answer? Perfectly fits the issue. From the app description: It not only removes ads from browsers and applications on your smartphone/tablet, but also features such tools as firewall and phishing protection. Sounds like exactly what OP wants. – Izzy Feb 19 '17 at 12:26
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You can use adguard for this purpose which has the capability of both a firewall and an adblocker. It sets up a local vpn for non rooted phones. It also has a proxy mode. ( inorder to use with other vpns).

  • This sounds great. I knew about it but didn't know that it's also a firewall. Going to check it out. So theoretically I could use it as my firewall and my AdBlocker AND use a VPN? I guess the only issue would be that it's not free but maybe it's worth it. – mYnDstrEAm Feb 19 '17 at 12:34
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    Yes you can use it along with another VPN by changing the mode to HTTP Proxy mode. It creates a local http proxy server to filter traffic then. But in this case it requires root access. If not , you have to configure the proxy manually in the wifi proxy settings. – Nikhil Alex George Feb 19 '17 at 12:45
  • Yes, it is paid- suggest first take an yearly licence and wait for Easter / Black Friday / other sales - I got lifetime licence for the cost of about two year licence – beeshyams Feb 19 '17 at 13:10
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You can install a firewall for non-rooted phones that uses VPN like the open source NetGuard and then use the browser Firefox for Android and install an Adblock AddOn to it (like uBlock Origin) or simply use the Firefox Klar browser.

Sadly I couldn't figure out a way to also use an additional non-root Adblocker that also blocks ads in apps but maybe there are some other alternatives. Pi-hole isn't really a solution in my and most cases.

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