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"Pause Adblock" feature should be remembered though closing and reopening browser

Jason's Avatar


19 Dec, 2014 05:38 PM

Personally I don't use adblock very often, but its very nice to have the option to use it when I need it.

Of course I can pause adblock so that it no longer blocks ads temporarily, but it re-enables itself every time I reopen my browser window.

So my suggestion is to either

  1. Have adblock remember that it was paused when the browser was closed and make it stay 'paused' when the browser is opened again

  2. Have an option that you can enable to make adblock default to 'off' whenever a new browser window is opened, instead of having it always default to on.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Neelfyn on 24 Dec, 2014 09:40 PM

    Neelfyn's Avatar

    Hi Jason,

    Thank you for the suggestion! Pause/unpause is a setting that is only saved for the current session, so this is by design.

    A couple of ideas for workarounds with what's currently available:

    • You could go to chrome://extensions and uncheck the "Enabled" checkbox next to AdBlock, and simply return to this page when you'd like to enable it.
    • You could set AdBlock to only work on certain specific websites and allow ads on all other websites. You can do so at AdBlock button > Options > Customize > Show ads everywhere except for these domains…

    Please let us know if one of these would suit your browsing practices!

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