Adguard not filtering adds on YouTube

Discussion in 'Technical Support (AdGuard for Windows)' started by Dustyn, May 18, 2019 at 6:17 AM.

  1. Dustyn

    Dustyn New Member

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    Past couple of days advertisements are coming in hard on YouTube. I keep checking for filter updates but YouTube ads and banners are still being shown on the homepage. Is this a difficult request to resolve?

    EDIT: I managed to fix the issue. It looks as if Kaspersky Total Security v19.0.0.1088(e) at some point or another decided to use it's own certificate in place of Adguard's own certificate which broke filtering on YouTube and some other sites. What tipped me off was that I realised I was no longer seeing the little Adguard shield in the bottom right hand corner of my web browser on any webpage, including YouTube. Once I re-installed Adguards certificate it has corrected the issue. Thank you anyways! :)
     
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  2. ram1220

    ram1220 New Member

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    How do you reinstall Adguard's certificate? I am having the same issue on Youtube using my Android phone. I have paid for Adguard for Android and also added the browser extension for Firefox on my phone. I still see ads on Youtube. Aguard was no help in fixing this. Thanks. The browser extension works great on my PC. But neither Adguard for Android or their browser extension works on my phone.
     
  3. Dustyn

    Dustyn New Member

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    Hi there,

    So first of all I'd like to know if you are viewing YouTube with an android web browser such as Chrome/Firefox, or with the YouTube app from the Google Play store? If you are using the official YouTube app, Adguard can not filter advertisements from it. If you visit YouTube through a web browser on your phone with Chrome/Firefox for example, Adguard will filter and block all advertisements.

    Personally I prefer the unofficial YouTube app that is not available in the Google Play store. You would not even know it's an unofficial YouTube app as it looks and behaves exactly the same with a few added tweaks and a different icon. It works with Adguard just fine plus it has it's own built in add blocking to stop all advertisements. If interested, I can give you the link to the unofficial YouTube app to install on your phone.

    Now as for re-installing the Adguard certificate in Android, those settings should be available under Settings, Network, HTTPS Filtering.

    Good luck!
     
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  4. Boo Berry

    Boo Berry Moderator + Beta Tester Moderator

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    Seeing as there's an influx of reports in the last day, there's a chance Google changed something on YouTube. I wonder if they're finally pushing out video ads that can't be skipped nor blocked (without breaking video content, due to ads being loaded from the same domain(s) as the video content itself)? Or is it something like like channel ads for merch or if viewing an artist/band's videos you're seeing concert dates? Having some screenshots could help with this.

    Finally, if you're using AdGuard for Windows, do you see the AdGuard Assistant icon on the page (assuming, of course, you don't have it disabled)?
     
  5. ram1220

    ram1220 New Member

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    Thank you. Yes please send me the link to the unofficial Youtube app. I would like to try it. I have been using the Youtube app from the Play Store as well as Youtube through Firefox browser. Adguard will not block ads on either. I'd like to try the other app. On my Windows 10 PC I am using the Adguard browser extension for Firefox and it works well. No ads in Youtube. But my issue is with Android. Thanks again.
     
  6. Boo Berry

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