Ads Interfering With Use

I’ve been having a problem for months with ads interfering with my use of the mobile app and was wondering if anyone else is having the same problem. Most of the time when ads pop up and cover the reply button I can just X them away. But over the last few months I keep having this problem where ads at the bottom of the page sometimes get “stuck”. I am unable to click the X to make them go away, meaning I can’t click the reply button because it’s permanently covered by the ad. The only way to solve this is to leave the app, close all my tabs and re-open the app, which is obviously very inconvenient, especially because the same thing often happens again right away with the ad getting stuck again. However it eventually tends to work, so I haven’t said anything about it - every app has issues after all.

However, today the problem has escalated. I’m now seeing this add which doesn’t even have an X button. So I can’t reply at all because the ad covers the reply button and there’s no way to minimise it. When I try my strategy of closing all my tabs, the same app pops up again. And again. I managed to post this through someone else’s phone. I don’t want to use an AdBlocker because I want to support NB, and plus I don’t actually mind having ads when I can X them away. It’s just these glitches that are making it really hard to use, and I’m wondering if this is a problem that any other users are having.

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YEA

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I have this problem all the time! It drives me crazy

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I had this issue from around the time of the switch till a few months ago when I finally was able to download an adblocker. I have no issues with ads now! Before that I was constantly sending ad links to @katinka to have them removed (probably very annoyingly :sweat_smile:), but whenever one ad disappeared, a new one with the same problem surfaced. [name_f]My[/name_f] only option was downloading the adblocker! It seems like this may be a discourse issue, rather than a nameberry one, though I’m not 100% sure about that!
@katinka has recommended adblockers before, so I don’t think anyone minds the users using them! :slightly_smiling_face:

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I have the same problem. You can always click on the settings and go into “desktop mode” which fixes the ad issue but is also very cumbersome in other ways, so I’m constantly switching back and forth.

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I have had this problem. Have you tried zooming in to click the X?

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[name_f]My[/name_f] suggestion is get an ad blocker for your phone. They exist!

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I used to have this issue, but an adblocker seemed to solve it!

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Thanks guys! If it keeps going I’ll definitely try an AdBlocker. [name_f]Glad[/name_f] it’s not just me lol!

I’m having the same problem as well!

Does anyone know of an adblocker for mobile?

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I have AdGuard, and use IOS

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thanks!

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Mine is just called [name_m]Ad[/name_m] Blocker, but I’m sure any of the ones work fine

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