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    personalDNSfilter Alternatives

    personalDNSfilter is described as 'DNS filter proxy written in Java. It hooks into the domain name (DNS) resolution and returns the loopback address for filtered hosts' and is a Ad Blocker in the Web Browsers category. There are seven alternatives to personalDNSfilter for a variety of platforms, including Android, Android Tablet, F-Droid, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is Blokada, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like personalDNSfilter are AdAway (Free, Open Source), DNS66 (Free, Open Source), Hosts by Steven Black (Free, Open Source) and DNSCloak (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 25, 2021

    1. The best ad blocker for Android that works for all apps and does not require root. Free and open source. Blokada efficiently blocks ads, tracking and malware. It saves your data plan, makes your device faster and protects your privacy. It's free, open source and secure.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • F-Droid
      An ad blocker that uses the hosts file. The hosts file contains a list of mappings between hostnames and IP addresses. When an app requests an ad, that request is directed to 127.0.0.1 which does nothing.
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    2. dns66 - DNS-based Host Blocker for Android. DNS66 allows blocking host names via DNS. This can be used for ad blocking. It also allows other DNS servers to be added, for more privacy.
    3. Extending and consolidating hosts files from several well-curated sources like adaway.org, mvps.org, malwaredomainlist.com, someonewhocares.org, and potentially others. You can optionally invoke extensions to block additional sites by category.
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    4. DNSCrypt is a protocol that authenticates communications between a DNS client and a DNS resolver. It prevents DNS spoofing. It uses signatures to verify that responses originate from the chosen DNS resolver and haven't been tampered with.
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    5. Block malware, spyware, ads, and trackers across all apps with RethinkDNS. Servers in 200+ locations: Experience Blazing fast speeds. Block annoying ads and trackers
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      AdClear is the premier non-root adblocker for Android users. AdClear’s technology filters out advertisers before they invade your browsing or app experience.
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