Block Ads on Android Phone

How to block ads on Android Notification Bar

How to block ads on Android Notification Bar – One of the nice feature on Android phones is able to show the notification on the notification bar if there is any update or incoming message. It might be new SMS, BBM message, email or any new update from installed apps. But this good feature sometimes was misused by some developer. They send a lot of spam messages and ads to our phone and show it on notification bar. It’s quite annoying.

Methods to Block Ads on Android Notification Bar

One of the method to stop the annoying ads and message is to block them. Android has provided setting to block the ads and notification from appearing. We need not to install any support application for blocking the ads. It’s quite easy with few steps.

I had tried this method on the Tablet and Smartphone with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 4.4 Kitkat. As for the screenshot below, I am using Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with Android 4.4 Kitkat version.

There are two methods we can use. Blocks from the Application manager menu and block from the Notification Bar.

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  1. Touch [Setting] Icon
  2. Touch [Application Manager]
  3. Choose the Application that you want to block the ads or updates.
  4. Remove “tick” mark On the “Show Notification”
  5. Touch [OK] button on the pop-up message

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  1. When the ads or notification appears on notification bar, slide it down
  2. Touch the Application that you want to block the notifications in few seconds.
  3. The small box will appear below the Apps notifications.
  4. Touch the [App info] small box
  5. On the App Info menu, remove “tick” mark on the “Show Notification”.
  6. Touch [OK] button on the pop-up message

Above are two methods that we can use to disable the notification update.

If the Application that you downloaded is not so useful, I suggest you to delete it from our Android gadget. It will be saving more storage space and of course free from the annoying ads.

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