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Blocking Youtube ads

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by Cubyc, Aug 24, 2019.

  1. Cubyc

    Cubyc Occasional Visitor

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    Hello guys, is there any way to block Youtube ads from router with Skynet or Diversion? I do have Ublock on my pc but on my Tv can not get rid of this annoying ads, is a pain when listening music on Youtube on TV.
    Please if anyone has any idea or there is a solution to share will be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks
     
  2. skeal

    skeal Part of the Furniture

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    I don't mean to be sarcastic but a membership works! ;)
     
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    Xentrk Part of the Furniture

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    Like @skeal said, you will have to pay for a YT premium subscription to block ads. More details on this post.
     
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    Marin Very Senior Member

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    I agree. The only I am able to view YouTube videos without ads is through my browser (Safari) and by having installed Adblock Plus.


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    Zastoff Senior Member

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    Makaveli Senior Member

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    or just use a browser ad blocker for youtube?
     
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    davidlee93 Occasional Visitor

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  9. heysoundude

    heysoundude Senior Member

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    the Brave browser does a pretty decent job of blocking YouTube ads
     
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    Vexira Very Senior Member

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    I use pi hole works for the most part on and off, seems to work fine on my rock 64 I run android tv on it and it works on my chrome cast but I do get ads from time to time.
     
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  11. Cubyc

    Cubyc Occasional Visitor

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    This is great for android TVs

    Pi Hole is great too just looking something on Diversion or Skynet but seems that there is nothing.
    I would rather donate my money to small developers instead paying Youtube/Google giant corporation, I will not be part of their wealth:p
     
  12. thelonelycoder

    thelonelycoder Part of the Furniture

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    I doubt that Pi-hole is able to block YT ads or do a better job than Diversion does at partially blocking some ads.
    It all depends on the right domains being blocked for DNS based ad-blockers.
    One cannot block a domain that serves good (videos) and bad (ads) content such as YT does.
     
  13. heysoundude

    heysoundude Senior Member

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    Well, you've already given Asus your money. if you're serious about supporting the "small developers," @RMerlin, @thelonelycoder, @Adamm, @FreshJR, @JackYaz and others around here are most definitely worthy. Give them whatever you were planning on spending on a RasPi - you have all the hardware you need to do the job you're looking to accomplish
     
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  14. Cubyc

    Cubyc Occasional Visitor

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