AdGuard Browser Assistant

AdGuard Browser Assistant

Extension for the AdGuard desktop app. Manages filtering right from the browser, hides annoying elements in two clicks.

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  • AdGuard Browser Assistant
  • AdGuard Browser Assistant
What is AdGuard Browser Assistant?
AdGuard Browser Assistant is an extension for the Firefox browser that works in conjunction with the AdGuard desktop app, which is required to make the most of the assistant's features. The assistant provides controls to manage filtering, block annoying elements, remove user rules, report intrusive ads, and quickly access the desktop app. It creates an easier and more intuitive way to ensure a cleaner browsing experience.
Merlin
Stats
Version: 1.4.1 (Last updated: 2024-03-26)
Creation date: 2020-01-30
Weekly download count: 670
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • nativeMessaging
  • tabs
  • activeTab
  • contextMenus
  • storage
  • scripting
Size: 1.56M
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AdGuard Browser Assistant
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Summary

IMPORTANT: This extension requires AdGuard desktop app to function! Install AdGuard desktop app (for Mac or Windows) first and then use this extension to expand the app's capabilities.

What can it do?

🚦 Manage filtering on the website It's easy to whitelist a website. Switch off (or back on) ad blocking for any website right in the Assistant's main menu.

✂ Block any annoying element manually Say, you’ve seen an element (whether it be a text, picture, video, banner, or else) you dislike. You can easily select and delete it.

🗑 Delete all user rules related to a web page While you block various elements you dislike — user filters are created. This functionality helps remove all changes by one click in case you want to go back to the way things were.

🚨 Report site (if an ad snuck in by accident) Browsing, you were suddenly distracted by a sneaky ad? Report it immediately and it won’t stand a chance.

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Pros
  • Effective junk-blocking data saver
  • Provides a whole different level of protection and UX
Cons
  • Had to disable it to make a site functional
  • Subscription fee required
Most mentioned
  • Effective junk-blocking data saver
  • Subscription fee
  • Whole different level of protection and UX
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Safety
Risk impact

AdGuard Browser Assistant may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

AdGuard Browser Assistant is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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