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  • Avoid annoying cookie pop-up requests
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Surfshark CleanWeb vs. free ad blockers

Surfshark CleanWeb vs. free ad blockers

Even if it seems so, no service is truly free. The so-called “free ad blockers” make money by collecting & selling your browsing patterns. Only paid premium services can ensure no data collection & a stable, secure service without limits.  

Why is Surfshark’s ad blocker one of the best?

Because Surfshark’s browser extension feature CleanWeb 2.0 can do way more than block simple ads. Get it and forget:

  • Time-consuming video ads;
  • Screen-blocking cookie consent pop-ups; 
  • Malware-filled fake websites;
  • Hidden website data breaches.
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Ad blocker that does way more than block ads

Block ads on the most popular streaming platforms

Block ads on the most popular streaming platforms

Popular ad blocking browser extensions only work with ads, banners, and pop-ups on a browser level. With our upgraded CleanWeb 2.0, say goodbye to annoying ads everywhere.

Currently, CleanWeb 2.0 is available on browser extensions only.

Stay secure & private with a VPN

Stay secure & private with a VPN

While CleanWeb takes care of ads, let a VPN take care of your digital privacy. Protect your data, bypass geo-blocks and censorship, and enjoy other VPN benefits.

Minimize malware risks

Minimize malware risks

Countless malware-infected websites put your computer at risk of being hacked. CleanWeb blocks malware so you can surf in a clean cyber ocean & shows you all the details about previous website leaks.

Save money on mobile data

Save money on mobile data

Ads, pop-ups, and banners use up a considerable amount of mobile data when you’re not on Wi-Fi. With CleanWeb, no data will be wasted on ads!

Boost browsing speeds

Boost browsing speeds

Ads and pop-ups are not only irritating, but they also slow down your internet connection. Want to keep your speed at the max? With CleanWeb, the pages you visit load faster & are free from malicious ads or annoying cookie pop-ups.

Avoid phishing attempts

Avoid phishing attempts

Phishing is as old as the internet itself. Internet users fall prey to social engineering and risky links, which can cause devastating consequences. In certain cases, CleanWeb can help you avoid scammers.

How to activate the ad blocker feature?

The CleanWeb 2.0 ad blocker feature is usually already enabled when you download the Surfshark VPN. browser extension. You don’t need to connect to a VPN to enable it — it’s already ON.
And you can activate the regular app CleanWeb version in two simple steps:

Step 1 CleanWeb: open Features in Surfshark app


Open your Surfshark app and go to Settings.

Step 2 CleanWeb: check if switch is turned on


Find the CleanWeb option and toggle the switch on.

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Does Surfshark have an ad blocker?

Yes. Surfshark’s ad blocker is called CleanWeb and comes with a VPN subscription. You can get an upgraded version by installing Surfshark browser extension or the old one with the Surfshark app. Besides blocking ads, Surfshark will hide your IP address and secure your internet connection.

How to set up a personal VPN ad blocker?

First of all, you have to find and purchase an ad blocking service that you like. If you want all-round internet security, we recommend trying Surfshark

After that is out of the way, you have to install software that your ad blocker provider requires. If you get Surfshark, you can install an easy-to-use VPN application with an implemented ad blocking feature or a browser extension with an upgraded CleanWeb 2.0 & you’re all set!

How do I disable my VPN and ad blocker?

The procedure depends on your VPN and ad blocker provider, but if you use Surfshark, there are two ways to turn VPN and ad blocker off:

  • If you’re a browser extension user, you can press Disconnect to disable your VPN connection, then go to Settings – CleanWeb Settings and turn the desired toggles off to disable the ad blocking feature;
  • If you’re an app user, press Disconnect to disable your VPN connection, then go to Settings – VPN Settings and turn the CleanWeb toggle off.

Does VPN track my online activity?

It depends on the VPN that you have. Free VPNs tend to collect your data. However, that is different with a premium VPN service. For instance, Surfshark never collects or tracks what you do online. We strictly follow our no-logs policy and ensure the safety of your information.