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AdShield for Android is a content blocker that runs on your android phone & tablet, helps its user get rid of advertising, protects their from malicious websites, and safeguarding their personal data from statistics gathering systems.

AdShield have two methods for ad-blocking. One is DNS-based, which is a VPN, filters all your DNS queries. The other one is rule-based extension, which is only for Yandex Browser.

When you switch on AdShield, an local VPN will be established. This VPN route DNS queries and compares those with our blacklists.

The other one is rule-based extension, which is only for Yandex Browser. When you switch on AdShield, an local VPN will be established. This VPN route DNS queries and compares those with our blacklists.

Rule-based extension method is a more effective way to block ads not only for regular sites but also for sites like YouTube. AdShield’s Enhanced Browsing (rule-based extension) only works on Yandex Browser. 

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