About Adaway :
Adaway is a popular app for android which allow you to block ads from Android apps.
Adaway will search all of the apps located on your device and find all the apps with advertisement. The app need root access to done the process. So, you have to root your Android device to use Adaway app. There multiple tools available to root any Android device. You can try with KingRoot app. If it doesn’t work, you can also try by using Kingo Root app.
Adaway App Features :
- Adaway can block ads using host files.
- Block ads via 3rd party server.
Adaway is an ad blocker which uses the hosts file located on your system files. The file contains a list of mappings between hostnames and IP (Internet Protocol) addresses. With Adaway app installed on your device, When any app or game requests an advertisement, the request is redirected to this IP address 127.0.0.1 which does not provide any results. You can run a web server to respond to blocked hostnames and to direct requests to the IP address of your own. There is option to download hosts files from the application but it is possible to use your own. It is also possible to your own add certain sites to the white & black lists.
App Information :
App Version : 4.2.9
Requirement : Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and above.
File size : 5.92 MB.
You must root your device to use the app. Rooting tutorial can be found on YouTube and other websites. You can search with your device name and root tutorial as the root process can be different in different devices. You can also use another popular app for android named Lucky Patcher apk to remove or block ads from apps.