Back in the day, ad blocking on browsers were only available through third-party extensions. However these days companies are starting to recognize that these are features that their users want, and browsers such as Opera come with ad blocking built into them, but turning it off can be a bit of a hassle.


This is because these options tend to be buried in the settings menu which might not always be so obvious. However the good news for users who want the freedom of being able to toggle ad blocking on and off easily, Opera has released an update for its browser on Android where as you can see in the screenshot above, users will be able to easily toggle ad blocking on or off.

Why would anyone want to turn off ad blocking, you ask? There are some websites that have very intrusive and annoying ads which ad blockers help protect you from, but what if you wanted to support your favorite website? By toggling the ad blocker, you will be able to manually control which websites have their ads blocked and which don’t, all without having to deal with creating your own whitelist.

In addition to easy ad blocking toggles, the update to Opera introduces the ability to turn any fullscreen video clip into a picture-in-picture layout, meaning that you can continue watching the video while surfing the web.

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