Here you can find common questions about SafaShield iOS app. We tried to include all questions, but if you cannot find the right answer please contact us.Send Us an Email
SafaShield works on iPhone and iPad with at least iOS 13 and up.
No, at the moment SafaShield supports only iPhone and iPad.
On the iPhone/iPad open Settings -> Safari -> Extensions and enable SafaShield.
No, SafaShield does not support blocking of ads on videos.
You will get a gray screen on Safari with text "The URL was blocked by a content blocker".
You can contact us and let us know which is the website, so we can take a look at it.
No, SafaShield is a Safari content blocker and does not collect any information.
It will redirect any unsecure HTTP:// connection to secure HTTPS:// connection.
It will block any unsecure HTTP:// connection and this includes any search made via the Safari search bar because by default when you submit something on the search bar it is first done via unsecure connection. And a few milliseconds after, Safari will start Google with secure HTTPS:// connection.
The difference with "Force HTTPS" option is that this option will immediately block the unsecure connection. This can create some problems for users that commonly search things via the Safari search bar, thus it can be easier for beginner users to disable this option.
Yes, click on Allow -> Acceptable Ads and add the website address, such as example.com
Click on Allow -> Domain Name and add the domain name to allow, such as example.com
Yes, it is not possible to block every cookie-consent banner.
Click on Block -> Domain TLD and add the TLD you want to block, such as .info
Click on Block -> Domain Name and add the domain name to block, such as example.net
Click on Settings -> Select Language and select the desired language.
Click on Settings -> Export Custom Rules, the exported file is saved on "On My iPhone" -> "SafaShield".
They are saved on "On My iPhone" -> "SafaShield".
Click on Settings -> Import Custom Rules, select the file and wait a few seconds.
Yes, you can share the file via AirDrop and then import it with SafaShield.
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