How To Block Ads and Pop-up on Firestick with Blokada

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Last Updated on August 10, 2020 by Jenny L

Blokada is a free open source app that blocks annoying ads on Android devices. In this tutorial, I’ll show you the complete process to install Blokada on Firestick. The steps mentioned in this guide will work on Fire TV, Fire TV Stick 4K, and Fire TV Cube.

Blokada is the best ad blocker for Android and Fire TV devices. It’s a free, secure, and open source app, so you don’t need to pay any subscription fee. It is a free third-party utility application that blocks not only pop-ups, ads but even trackers and malware.

There are a lot of third-party streaming applications that show ads to generate revenue. It can be acceptable when it appears occasionally but, it became annoying when you are watching your favorite movie or tv show and frequent display ads or pop-ups are appearing endlessly. You don’t want to end up frustrated with the overall viewing experience.

So, here I’ll show you the complete method to block pop-up ads and all other kinds of advertisements on Firestick. Follow this tutorial to install and setup the Blokada App on Firestick.

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How to install Blokada on Firestick

1- Go to Firestick home

Make sure your Firestick is connected with a WiFi network. Your Firestick homepage will load correctly if it’s connected with a WiFi network. Go to Firestick home to make sure, all the options loaded completely.

Firestick Home

2- Select firestick Settings

Now, with the help of your Firestick remote, go to the settings option of Firestick. Change the Settings to install any third-party app on Firestick. Downloader is used to sideload APK files on Firestick.

Firestick Settings

3- Open My Fire TV

Once you press the right-side button on your Firestick remote, you’ll see an option as “My Fire TV“. Scroll there and press the select button on the remote.

My Fire TV

4- Choose Developer Options

As I told earlier, we have to do some changes in Firestick default settings. Select Developer Options from the list.

Firestick Developer Options

5- Select Apps from Unknown Sources

Here you’ll find two options: ADB Debugging and Apps from Unknown Sources; here enabling Apps from Unknown Sources are compulsory to install any third-party app on Firestick. ADB Debugging is optional, you can Enable it or keep it OFF.

Enable Apps from Unknown Sources on Firestick

6- Enable Apps from Unknown Sources

Once you follow the above step, a warning pop-up will appear on your TV screen. Just select the Turn ON option to move further.

Enable Apps from Unknown Sources

7- Open Search option

Once you enabled the Apps from Unknown Sources, just press the home button on firestick remote. Now, using the left-side button, go to the Search option.

Firestick app store search bar

8- Type Downloader

Here, we are going to install the Downloader app on Firestick. So, type Downloader in the search option and select it to open in the app store.

Install Downloader app on Firestick

9- Select Downloader

Select Downloader

10- Select Download

You can see Downloader is available to download. Just press the Download button to install on your FireTVStick.

Choose Download Button

11- Wait…

Downloader is installing on your Firestick. Please wait for a few seconds on Downloader will be installed.

Downloader is installing

12- Open Downloader

You can directly open the Downloader app from here. Or you can go to Firestick Home> My Apps> Open Downloader.

Select Open

13- Select OK

A Quick Start Guide is showing on your TV screen. Just select OK to start using Downloader on Firestick.

Choose OK

14- Select the URL Box

Here you can enter the download link of any application package.

Downloader Address Box

15- Enter Download Link

Type the following links in the URL box – http://blokada.org

Install Blokada on Firestick

16- Click on Download Blokada

Scroll down and you’ll see the different versions of Blokada. Click on the latest version of the Blokada download button.

Install Blokada on Firestick

17- Wait…

It may take a few seconds to download the APK package. Wait till Blokada Apk is downloaded on your Firestick.

Install Blokada on Firestick

18- Select Install

Once the file is downloaded, you’ll be directly jumped to the installation wizard. Select the Install button to begin the installation process.

How to install Blokada on Firestick

19- Wait…

The application is installing on your Fire TV. Wait, till the installation is complete.

Blokada installing

20- Select Done

That’s it…! The app has been installed on your Firestick. Click on Done.

Blokada installed on Firestick

21- Select Delete

Now, we recommend you to delete the Ak file to save some space in internal storage. Click on Delete button,

Delete Blokada Apk

22- Confirm Delete

Confirm this action by clicking on the Delete button again.

Delete

That’s it. Blokada on Firestick has been installed. Now, this app is ready to block annoying ads and popups. Follow the setup method for Blokada on Firestick.

How to Setup Blokada on Firestick?

Follow these steps to setup the Blokada App on Firestick-

1- Press the Home button

Press the Home button on your Firestick remote to minimize it.

Firestick Home

2- Select See All

Go to Your Apps & Channels and press and hold the right-side button on Firestick remote. Once you find ‘See All‘, select it to view all installed apps on Fire TV.

See All Apps on Firestick

3- Select Blokada

You’ll find Blokada in the last of all the apps. Select it to launch on Firestick.

How to setup Blokada on Firestick

4- Wait…

Wait for a few seconds, your app is loading.

Setup Blokada on Firestick

5- Activate Blokada

By default, Blokada is deactivated. Click on the activate button to start it’s functions.

How to setup Blokada on Firestick

6- Select OK

Blokada will set up a VPN connection. Click on the OK button to confirm the request.

How to setup Blokada on Firestick

7- Enjoy Ads-free experience

That’s it… Blokada started it’s functioning. It’ll block all annoying ads and popup on Firestick.

Blokada Activated

 

FINAL WORDS

Blokada is your sure way to easily remove all third-party apps pop up or display ads that could affect your over-all streaming experience. Aside from blocking ads, Blokada can efficiently block malware, trackers, speed up your device, save on your data plan and protect your privacy with a single application

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