Opened on 08/07/2014 at 08:50:40 AM

Closed on 10/08/2014 at 12:32:53 PM

#1182 closed defect (rejected)

ABP for android, ads in youtube app

Reported by: mapx Assignee:
Priority: P3 Milestone:
Module: Adblock-Plus-for-Android Keywords:
Cc: arthur Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Android
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Verified working: no
Review URL(s):



ads not blocked in YT app from the end of July

see an entire thread:

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comment:1 Changed on 08/07/2014 at 08:54:03 AM by mapx

  • Cc arthur added

comment:2 Changed on 08/08/2014 at 02:37:33 PM by fhd

  • Priority changed from P1 to P3

How is this a P1? We were never able to block those AFAIK. P1 is for when the software doesn't work at all, real blockers. This one is more of a P3 IMO.

comment:3 Changed on 08/08/2014 at 02:42:58 PM by mapx

well, P1 was excessive

I can't test abp for android but as you can see in the thread it seems it's a recent event (not blocking such ads). A lot of users. Strange.

comment:4 Changed on 08/08/2014 at 03:52:25 PM by arthur

I tested ABP on Android some weeks ago with the YouTube app. I didn't get any ads then which might be coincidence though.

With the latest YouTube app I am getting ads (even with AdAway which worked fine before). I tried to figure out where the ads come from with Shark, added 2 generic filters but that didn't work.

Not sure what I could try now.

comment:5 Changed on 08/11/2014 at 10:16:14 AM by arthur

After further investigation it looks like the video ads are being served via HTTPS. Nothing we can do here at the moment unfortunately.

comment:6 Changed on 10/08/2014 at 12:31:43 PM by rjeschke

  • Ready set

comment:7 Changed on 10/08/2014 at 12:32:44 PM by rjeschke

As Arthur said, we can't block ads served over HTTPS yet, closing.

comment:8 Changed on 10/08/2014 at 12:32:53 PM by rjeschke

  • Resolution set to rejected
  • Status changed from new to closed

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